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1993

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Labs, Books, M&Co: A Romance, 1991

This is a labs, books. It was designed by Emily Oberman and the design director was Tibor Kalman and firm: M&Co. It is dated 1991 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

1993-151-88a - 25 x 19.4 x 2.5 cm (10 x 7 5/8 x 1 in.), closed, book 1993-151-88a - 25 x 41 cm (10 x 16 1/4 in.), opened, book 1993-151-88b - 25.2 x 19.5 x 2.8cm (10 x 7 3/4 x 1 1/8 in.), jacket 1993-151-88c - 21 cm (8 1/2 in.), candle 1993-151-88d - 21 cm (8 1/2 in.), candle 1993-151-88e - 7.5 x 10.7 x 2 cm (3 x 4 1/4 x 7/8 in.), tin 1993-151-88f - 7 cm (2 3/4 in.), toothpick 1993-151-88g - 7 cm (2 3/4 in.), toothpick 1993-151-88h - 4.7 x 1 cm (1 7/8 x 3/8 in.), mint tin 1993-151-88i - 5.5 x 8 cm (2 1/4 x 3 1/8 in.), closed, condom envelope 1993-151-88i - 17 x 23 cm (6 5/8 x 9 1/8 in.), opened, condom envelope 1993-151-88j - 17 cm (7 in.), feather 1993-151-88k - 3.5 x 5.3 x 1 cm (1 3/8 x 2 1/16 x 1/2 in.), matchbox 1993-151-88 l - 2.4 x 1.2 cm (1 x 7/16 in.), incense 1993-151-88m - 2.4 x 1.2 cm (1 x 7/16 in.), incense 1993-151-88n - 2.4 x 1.2 cm (1 x 7/16 in.), incense 1993-151-88 o - 2.4 x 1.2 cm (1 x 7/16 in.), incense

Cite this object as

Labs, Books, M&Co: A Romance, 1991; Designed by Emily Oberman (American, active late 20th and early 21st century); USA; offset lithography; 1993-151-88a - 25 x 19.4 x 2.5 cm (10 x 7 5/8 x 1 in.), closed, book 1993-151-88a - 25 x 41 cm (10 x 16 1/4 in.), opened, book 1993-151-88b - 25.2 x 19.5 x 2.8cm (10 x 7 3/4 x 1 1/8 in.), jacket 1993-151-88c - 21 cm (8 1/2 in.), candle 1993-151-88d - 21 cm (8 1/2 in.), candle 1993-151-88e - 7.5 x 10.7 x 2 cm (3 x 4 1/4 x 7/8 in.), tin 1993-151-88f - 7 cm (2 3/4 in.), toothpick 1993-151-88g - 7 cm (2 3/4 in.), toothpick 1993-151-88h - 4.7 x 1 cm (1 7/8 x 3/8 in.), mint tin 1993-151-88i - 5.5 x 8 cm (2 1/4 x 3 1/8 in.), closed, condom envelope 1993-151-88i - 17 x 23 cm (6 5/8 x 9 1/8 in.), opened, condom envelope 1993-151-88j - 17 cm (7 in.), feather 1993-151-88k - 3.5 x 5.3 x 1 cm (1 3/8 x 2 1/16 x 1/2 in.), matchbox 1993-151-88 l - 2.4 x 1.2 cm (1 x 7/16 in.), incense 1993-151-88m - 2.4 x 1.2 cm (1 x 7/16 in.), incense 1993-151-88n - 2.4 x 1.2 cm (1 x 7/16 in.), incense 1993-151-88 o - 2.4 x 1.2 cm (1 x 7/16 in.), incense; Gift of Tibor Kalman/ M & Co.; 1993-151-88-a/o

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