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1973

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1981

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Poster, IBM / The shell must break before the bird can fly, 1973

This is a Poster. It was made for (as the client) IBM. It is dated 1973 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is screenprint on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Various Donors.

Its dimensions are

53 x 38.1 cm (20 7/8 in. x 15 in.)

Cite this object as

Poster, IBM / The shell must break before the bird can fly, 1973; Client: IBM (United States); USA; screenprint on paper; 53 x 38.1 cm (20 7/8 in. x 15 in.); Gift of Various Donors; 1981-29-432

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