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Book Cover, A Room with a View by E. M. Forster, 1944

This is a Book cover. It was graphic design by Alvin Lustig. It is dated 1944 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.

  • Bulb Lamp, 1966
  • mold-blown glass, chrome-plated metal, incandescent bulb.
  • Gift of Ingo Maurer.
  • 2008-16-1-a,b

Its dimensions are

20.3 x 17.8 cm (8 x 7 in. )

It is signed

Signature printed vertically, lower right center: lustig.

It is inscribed

Printed in white ink, front cover upper right: a/room/with/a view; printed in black ink, front cover lower right: e m forster. Printed vertically in black ink, side cover: A ROOM WITH A VIEW; printed horizontally in black ink: NC 5. Printed vertically in white ink, side cover: E M FORSTER.

Cite this object as

Book Cover, A Room with a View by E. M. Forster, 1944; Graphic design by Alvin Lustig (American, 1915–1955); USA; lithograph on thin glossy paper; 20.3 x 17.8 cm (8 x 7 in. ); Gift of Susan Lustig Peck; 2001-29-21

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