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Booklet, The Push Pin Monthly Graphic, No. Twenty: Selected Nonsense from the Works of Edward Lear, 1959

This is a Booklet. It was designed by Seymour Chwast. It is dated 1959 and we acquired it in 1999. Its medium is offset lithograph on newsprint. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Seymour Chwast. It is credited Gift of Seymour Chwast.

Its dimensions are

34.8 × 26.5 cm (13 11/16 × 10 7/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed on back page, publication information in four columns, beneath the word "Hark": at left: Harried? / call REAL TYPOGRAPHERS...; to left of center: Anxious? / call WEAVER...for Palliative / Printing and / Lithography; to right of center: Ruffled? / call Photo Lettering, Inc.; to right: Kindly? / call The PUSHPIN STUDIOS...for Deft Design / and Illustration. Back page also includes name of designers of this issue.

Cite this object as

Booklet, The Push Pin Monthly Graphic, No. Twenty: Selected Nonsense from the Works of Edward Lear, 1959; Designed by Seymour Chwast (American, b. 1931); offset lithograph on newsprint; 34.8 × 26.5 cm (13 11/16 × 10 7/16 in.); Gift of Seymour Chwast; 1998-74-4

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