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Book Cover, Hard Candy, 1959

This is a Book cover. It was written by Tennessee Williams and designed by Elaine Lustig Cohen and made for (as the client) New Directions Books. It is dated 1959 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is offset lithograph on glossy 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

22.2 × 50.3 cm (8 3/4 × 19 13/16 in.)

It is signed

Printed in black, vertically, front cover lower left: elaine lustig

Cite this object as

Book Cover, Hard Candy, 1959; Designed by Elaine Lustig Cohen (American, 1927–2016); USA; offset lithograph on glossy paper; 22.2 × 50.3 cm (8 3/4 × 19 13/16 in.); Gift of Tamar Cohen and Dave Slatoff; 1993-31-53

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