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1936

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1937

  • Work on this object ended.

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  • We acquired this object.

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Print, Invitation to an Exhibition of Musical Instruments, London Gallery, England, 1936–37

This is a Print. It was designed by Herbert Bayer. It is dated 1936–37 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is letterpress on glossy cream paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase with funding provided by the Buddy Taub Foundation, Dennis A. Roach and Jill Roach Directors.

Its dimensions are

10.5 × 22.8 cm (4 1/8 × 9 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, verso: 1936–37

Cite this object as

Print, Invitation to an Exhibition of Musical Instruments, London Gallery, England, 1936–37; Designed by Herbert Bayer (American, b. Austria, active Germany and USA, 1900–1985); letterpress on glossy cream paper; 10.5 × 22.8 cm (4 1/8 × 9 in.); Museum purchase with funding provided by the Buddy Taub Foundation, Dennis A. Roach and Jill Roach Directors; 2016-54-81

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