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Book, Dance of the Machines, 1929

This is a Book. It was designed by Louis Lozowick.

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

It is dated 1929. Its medium is printed paperboard binding.

Illustrator Louis Lozowick often took the modern city as his subject. This book jacket shows urban office technologies as new fast-paced machines operated by women.

It is credited Collection of John C. Waddell.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 21 × 14 cm (8 1/4 × 5 1/2 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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