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1987

  • Work on this object began.

1993

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2020

  • You found it!

Wooden Ruler With One-inch Marks, Cheers from M&Co Ruler/ Eiffel Tower Wrapper, 1987

This is a wooden ruler with one-inch marks. It was overseen (as design director) by Tibor Kalman and firm: M&Co. It is dated 1987 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is offset lithography. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Tibor Kalman. It is credited Gift of Tibor Kalman/ M & Co..

Its dimensions are

1993-151-33a - 2 x 30.5 cm (7/8 x 12 in.), ruler 1993-151-33b - 9 x 31.5 cm (3 1/2 x 12 1/2 in.), wrapper

Cite this object as

Wooden Ruler With One-inch Marks, Cheers from M&Co Ruler/ Eiffel Tower Wrapper, 1987; Design Director: Tibor Kalman (American, b. Hungary, 1949–1999); USA; offset lithography; 1993-151-33a - 2 x 30.5 cm (7/8 x 12 in.), ruler 1993-151-33b - 9 x 31.5 cm (3 1/2 x 12 1/2 in.), wrapper; Gift of Tibor Kalman/ M & Co.; 1993-151-33-a,b

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