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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, Milton Glaser and Reynold Ruffins and from the office of Push Pin Studios. It is dated 1959 and we acquired it in 1998. 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 and catalogued by Julia Pastor. 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, Milton Glaser and Reynold Ruffins; 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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