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Booklet Page, Page from Electronics—A New Science for a New World, 1942

This is a Booklet page. It was designed by Herbert Bayer and made for (as the client) General Electric Company. It is dated 1942 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is offset lithograph on white 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

21.1 × 27.8 cm (8 5/16 × 10 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in black, lower right corner: 27; Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper right: GENERAL ELECTRIC BOOKLET / PAGE – 1942 / HERBERT BAYER / Bayer 76

Cite this object as

Booklet Page, Page from Electronics—A New Science for a New World, 1942; Designed by Herbert Bayer (American, b. Austria, active Germany and USA, 1900–1985); offset lithograph on white paper; 21.1 × 27.8 cm (8 5/16 × 10 15/16 in.); Museum purchase with funding provided by the Buddy Taub Foundation, Dennis A. Roach and Jill Roach Directors; 2016-54-271

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