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1991

  • Work on this object began.

1997

  • We acquired this object.

2015

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Book Cover, In the Beginning, 1991

This is a Book cover. It was written by Irina Ratushinskaya and designed by Chip Kidd and made for (as the client) Alfred A. Knopf. It is dated 1991 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is offset lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Chip Kidd. It is credited Gift of Chip Kidd.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 24.1 × 21 cm (9 1/2 × 8 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Book Cover, In the Beginning, 1991; Designed by Chip Kidd (American, b. 1964); offset lithograph on paper; H x W: 24.1 × 21 cm (9 1/2 × 8 1/4 in.); Gift of Chip Kidd; 1997-49-3

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