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Book, Cover, Kino Amerika Segodnya (American Cinema of Today), 1929

This is a Book, Cover.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Smithsonian Libraries as part of The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

It is dated 1929. Its medium is red-and-black-printed and illustrated paper. It is a part of the Smithsonian Libraries department.

The book cover features a graphic design style representative of Constructivism. Using images of city skyscrapers and a movie director’s megaphone, the book design expresses modernism, American movies, and the times, when movies captured the imagination as much as did fashion and the arts.

It is credited Smithsonian Libraries, Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Library, PN1993.5 .U6R34 1929. Purchase, 2015.

  • Object ID #18615349
  • lithographic crayon on cream heavy wove paper.
  • Gift of Jean Ferriss Leich.
  • 1980-39-1

Its dimensions are

L x W: 17.2 × 13 cm (6 3/4 × 5 1/8 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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