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1909

  • Work on this object began.

1969

  • Work on this object ended.

1998

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2019

  • You found it!

Greeting Card, Christmas/New Years Greeting Card

This is a Greeting card. It was designed by Lester Beall. We acquired it in 1998. Its medium is printed on heavy mustard card stock. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Lester Beall, Jr. and Lisa Zapantis.

Its dimensions are

Open: 12.1 x 29.2 cm. (4 3/4 x 11 1/2 inches) Closed: 12.1 x 14.6 (4 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches)

It is inscribed

Printed in red ink inside center: "Dorothy and Lester Beall and all those at Dumbarton Farm wish you a wonderful Christmas and New Year"

Cite this object as

Greeting Card, Christmas/New Years Greeting Card; Designed by Lester Beall (American, 1903–1969); printed on heavy mustard card stock; Open: 12.1 x 29.2 cm. (4 3/4 x 11 1/2 inches) Closed: 12.1 x 14.6 (4 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches); Gift of Lester Beall, Jr. and Lisa Zapantis; 1998-33-7

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