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1955

  • Work on this object began.

1993

  • We acquired this object.

2015

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Letterhead, Letterhead for Ralph Samuels, Photography, Los Angeles, before 1955

This is a Letterhead. It was designed by Alvin Lustig. It is dated before 1955 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is lithography in black and grey ink on off-white laid 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: 26.6 x 18.5 cm (10 1/2 x 7 5/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Imprinted across the top in black ink: RALPH SAMUELS, Photography At bottom: 854 1/2 SOUTH ROBERTSON BOULEVARD LOS ANGELES- CRESTVIEW 6-9302

Cite this object as

Letterhead, Letterhead for Ralph Samuels, Photography, Los Angeles, before 1955; Designed by Alvin Lustig (American, 1915–1955); lithography in black and grey ink on off-white laid paper; H x W: 26.6 x 18.5 cm (10 1/2 x 7 5/16 in.); Gift of Tamar Cohen and Dave Slatoff; 1993-31-156

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