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1987

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1993

  • We acquired this object.

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Labs, Books, A Fable, 1987

This is a labs, books. 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

1993-151-89a - 2.5 x 19.4 x 2.5 cm (9 7/8 x 7 1/8 x 1 in.), book, closed 1993-151-89a - 25 x 38 x 2.5 cm (9 7/8 x 15 x 1 in.), book, opened 1993-151-89b - 25.4 x 19.5 x 2.8 cm (9 7/8 x 15 x 1 in.), jacket 1993-151-89c - not measured, rock 1993-151-89d - 15 cm (6 in.), scissors

Cite this object as

Labs, Books, A Fable, 1987; Design Director: Tibor Kalman (American, b. Hungary, 1949–1999); USA; offset lithography; 1993-151-89a - 2.5 x 19.4 x 2.5 cm (9 7/8 x 7 1/8 x 1 in.), book, closed 1993-151-89a - 25 x 38 x 2.5 cm (9 7/8 x 15 x 1 in.), book, opened 1993-151-89b - 25.4 x 19.5 x 2.8 cm (9 7/8 x 15 x 1 in.), jacket 1993-151-89c - not measured, rock 1993-151-89d - 15 cm (6 in.), scissors; Gift of Tibor Kalman/ M & Co.; 1993-151-89-a/d

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