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Card, Business Card of Hector Guimard, 1937

This is a Card. It was designed by Hector Guimard and made for Hector Guimard. It is dated 1937 and we acquired it in 2003. Its medium is copper engraving on cream wove card stock. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was catalogued by Carey Gibbons. It is credited Gift of Unknown Donor.

Its dimensions are

6 × 10.2 cm (2 3/8 × 4 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, center: HECTOR GUIMARD / ANCIEN PROFESSEUR À L'ECOLE NATIONALE DES ARTS DÉCORATIFS / ANCIEN VICE-PRÉSIDENT DE LA STÉ DES ARTISTES DÉCORATEURS / ANCIEN VICE-PRÉSIDENT DE LA STÉ DES ARCHITECTES MODERNES; lower right: 18, Rue Henri Heine.16.p

Cite this object as

Card, Business Card of Hector Guimard, 1937; Designed by Hector Guimard (French, 1867–1942); copper engraving on cream wove card stock; 6 × 10.2 cm (2 3/8 × 4 in.); Gift of Unknown Donor; 2003-1-1-k

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