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Greeting Card, In the Beginning, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, ca. 1975

This is a Greeting card. It was designed by Elaine Lustig Cohen and made for (as the client) The Museum of Modern Art. It is dated ca. 1975 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is offset lithograph, silverleaf on white wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Tamar Cohen. It is credited Gift of Tamar Cohen and Dave Slatoff.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 14.8 x 14.8 cm (5 13/16 x 5 13/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in gray, verso bottom center: Elaine Lustig Cohen. In the beginning c1975. The Museum of Modern Art, New York E5. Printed in blue, interior: GREETINGS

Cite this object as

Greeting Card, In the Beginning, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, ca. 1975; Designed by Elaine Lustig Cohen (American, 1927–2016); USA; offset lithograph, silverleaf on white wove paper; H x W: 14.8 x 14.8 cm (5 13/16 x 5 13/16 in.); Gift of Tamar Cohen and Dave Slatoff; 1993-31-112-a

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