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Print, IBM Memo Sheet, ca. 1956

This is a Print. It was graphic design by Paul Rand. It is dated ca. 1956 and we acquired it in 2002. Its medium is offset lithograph on cream paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Marion S. Rand.

Its dimensions are

27.9 x 21.6cm (11 x 8 1/2in.)

It has the following markings

Mead Bond with M encircled beneath and U.S.A under "m".

It is inscribed

Imprinted in black ink, upper left corner hollow: IBM; upper left quadrant: Date:/ From:; (below IBM) upper left quadrant: To: office and/ or Department:/ Attention:/ Subject and /or Reference:; (below date...) on upper right quadrant: Carbon Copies:; bottom right corner: 10-8416-3

Cite this object as

Print, IBM Memo Sheet, ca. 1956; Graphic design by Paul Rand (American, 1914–1996); USA; offset lithograph on cream paper; 27.9 x 21.6cm (11 x 8 1/2in.); Gift of Marion S. Rand; 2002-11-63

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