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1990

  • Work on this object began.

1996

  • We acquired this object.

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Book Cover, The Doris Lessing Reader

This is a Book cover. It was designed by Peter Dyer and written by Doris Lessing. It is dated 1990 and we acquired it in 1996. Its medium is offset color lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Steven Heller. It is credited Gift of Steven Heller.

Its dimensions are

24 x 54.6 cm (9 7/16 x 21 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Imprinted, inner right flap, lower left corner: author's photograph by Sophie Bussouls/ Sygma/ Jacket Design by Peter Dyer/ Illustration by Dirk Van Douren/ c Jonathan Cape 1990

Cite this object as

Book Cover, The Doris Lessing Reader; Designed by Peter Dyer ; USA; offset color lithograph on paper; 24 x 54.6 cm (9 7/16 x 21 1/2 in.); Gift of Steven Heller; 1996-74-64

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