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Book Cover, Industrial Design in America, 1954, 1954

This is a Book cover. It was graphic design by Alvin Lustig. It is dated 1954 and we acquired it in 2001. Its medium is lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Susan Lustig Peck.

  • Book Cover, Amerika, 1947
  • offset lithograph in navy and purple ink on white shiny wove paper.
  • Gift of Tamar Cohen and Dave Slatoff.
  • 1993-31-165-6

Its dimensions are

28.6 x 31.1 cm (11 1/4 x 12 1/4 in. )

It is signed

Signature printed vertically at lower left: lustig.

It is inscribed

Printed vertically in white ink, left margin: Industrial Design in America 1954; printed horizontally in white ink, lower center: Industrial Design in America. Printed vertically in black ink, left margin: Farrar, Straus & Young, Inc.; printed horizontally in black ink, upper right: Contemporary work selected by the Society of Industrial Designers. Printed in colored inks, lower right: 1954.

Cite this object as

Book Cover, Industrial Design in America, 1954, 1954; Graphic design by Alvin Lustig (American, 1915–1955); USA; lithograph on paper; 28.6 x 31.1 cm (11 1/4 x 12 1/4 in. ); Gift of Susan Lustig Peck; 2001-29-60

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