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1975

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1993

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Matches, China Grill: Matchbooks, ca. 1985–89

This is a matches. It was overseen (as design director) by Tibor Kalman and firm: M&Co. It is dated ca. 1985–89 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

1993-151-92a - 5.0 x 3.8 cm (2 x 1 1/2 in.) 1993-151-92b - 5.0 x 3.8 cm (2 x 1 1/2 in.) 1993-151-92c - 5.0 x 3.8 cm (2 x 1 1/2 in.) 1993-151-92d - 5.0 x 3.8 cm (2 x 1 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Matches, China Grill: Matchbooks, ca. 1985–89; Design Director: Tibor Kalman (American, b. Hungary, 1949–1999); USA; offset lithography; 1993-151-92a - 5.0 x 3.8 cm (2 x 1 1/2 in.) 1993-151-92b - 5.0 x 3.8 cm (2 x 1 1/2 in.) 1993-151-92c - 5.0 x 3.8 cm (2 x 1 1/2 in.) 1993-151-92d - 5.0 x 3.8 cm (2 x 1 1/2 in.); Gift of Tibor Kalman/ M & Co.; 1993-151-92-a/d

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