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1940

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1955

  • Work on this object ended.

2001

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Bookplate, From the Books of John Hubley, 1940–55

This is a bookplate. It was graphic design by Alvin Lustig. It is dated 1940–55 and we acquired it in 2001. Its medium is screenprint, letterpress on gray wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Susan Lustig Peck.

Its dimensions are

7.6 x 8.9 cm (3 x 3 1/2 in. )

It is inscribed

Printed in brown ink, upper left: FROM THE BOOKS; lower left: OF JONH HUBLEY.

Cite this object as

Bookplate, From the Books of John Hubley, 1940–55; Graphic design by Alvin Lustig (American, 1915–1955); USA; screenprint, letterpress on gray wove paper; 7.6 x 8.9 cm (3 x 3 1/2 in. ); Gift of Susan Lustig Peck; 2001-29-45

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