Object Timeline

1946

  • Work on this object began.

1949

  • Work on this object ended.

1993

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

  • You found it!

Letterhead, Letterhead for the UPA (United Productions of America), Burbank, CA

This is a Letterhead. It was designed by Alvin Lustig. It is dated ca. 1947 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is letterpress with black, blue, yellow and red ink 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: 28 x 21.6 cm (11 in. x 8 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Imprinted in the upper left in black ink: United/Productions of/ America Across the bottom: California address: 4440 Laneside Drive, Burbank, California Telephone Charleston 0-7171/ New York address: 670 Fifth Avenue New York 19, New York Telephone Plaza 3-1672

Cite this object as

Letterhead, Letterhead for the UPA (United Productions of America), Burbank, CA; Designed by Alvin Lustig (American, 1915–1955); letterpress with black, blue, yellow and red ink on white wove paper; H x W: 28 x 21.6 cm (11 in. x 8 1/2 in.); Gift of Tamar Cohen and Dave Slatoff; 1993-31-161

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