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Book Jacket, Bookjacket for "Keats" by John Middleton Murry, 1953

This is a Book jacket. It was designed by Alvin Lustig. It is dated 1953 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is lithography in yellow and black ink on light grey 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: 21.4 x 50.2 cm (8 7/16 x 19 3/4 in.) (open)

It is inscribed

Imprinted on the cover page at the top center in script in black ink: lustig On cover vertically from top to bottom on left side in yellow ink: Keats On upper left side in black ink: Keats/ John Middleton Murry At lower left in black ink: Noonday Press Vertically down center (spine) in black ink: Keats John Middleton Murry Noonday

Cite this object as

Book Jacket, Bookjacket for "Keats" by John Middleton Murry, 1953; Designed by Alvin Lustig (American, 1915–1955); lithography in yellow and black ink on light grey wove paper; H x W: 21.4 x 50.2 cm (8 7/16 x 19 3/4 in.) (open); Gift of Tamar Cohen and Dave Slatoff; 1993-31-167

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