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1953

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2015

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Calligraphy, Lettering. Specimen page of lettering

This is a Calligraphy. It was created by Barry Blau. It is dated 1953 and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is black ink on white paper. watermark. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Cooper Union Art School.

Its dimensions are

H x W (Paper): 21.5 × 27.2 cm (8 7/16 × 10 11/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed below: Italian texts transcribed by Barry Blau- at the Cooper Union. February 1953

Cite this object as

Calligraphy, Lettering. Specimen page of lettering; Barry Blau ; USA; black ink on white paper. watermark; H x W (Paper): 21.5 × 27.2 cm (8 7/16 × 10 11/16 in.); 1953-135-8

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