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Packing Label, High Valley Farm

This is a Packing label. It was designed by Herbert Bayer and made for (as the client) High Valley Farm. It is dated mid- 20th century and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is offset lithograph on 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

12.7 × 14 cm (5 × 5 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in green, along the bottom: POSTMASTER: CONTENTS MERCHANDISE . . RETURN POSTAGE GUARANTEED / THIS PARCEL MAY BE OPENED FOR POSTAL INSPECTION IF NECESSARY

Cite this object as

Packing Label, High Valley Farm; Designed by Herbert Bayer (American, b. Austria, active Germany and USA, 1900–1985); offset lithograph on paper; 12.7 × 14 cm (5 × 5 1/2 in.); Museum purchase with funding provided by the Buddy Taub Foundation, Dennis A. Roach and Jill Roach Directors; 2016-54-489

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