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Book Cover, Paterson by William Carlos Williams, 1948

This is a Book cover. It was graphic design by Alvin Lustig. It is dated 1948 and we acquired it in 2001. Its medium is lithograph on thin glossy paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Susan Lustig Peck.

Its dimensions are

18.1 x 12.7cm (7 1/8 x 5in.) Mat: 45.7 × 35.6 cm (18 × 14 in.)

It is signed

Signature printed, lower center: lustig.

It is inscribed

Printed in white ink, upper left: william; center right: williams. Printed in black ink, center: carlos; lower center: paterson.

Cite this object as

Book Cover, Paterson by William Carlos Williams, 1948; Graphic design by Alvin Lustig (American, 1915–1955); USA; lithograph on thin glossy paper; 18.1 x 12.7cm (7 1/8 x 5in.) Mat: 45.7 × 35.6 cm (18 × 14 in.); Gift of Susan Lustig Peck; 2001-29-12

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