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Drawing, Design for a Cover for The New Yorker, before 1947

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Christina Malman and made for (as the client) The New Yorker Magazine. It is dated before 1947 and we acquired it in 1960. Its medium is pastel, white chalk on black paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Dexter Masters.

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Its dimensions are

48.6 x 36.2 cm (19 1/8 x 14 1/4 in.)

It is signed

Signed in white chalk, lower left: Malman

It is inscribed

Inscribed along bottom: "Strong white or as is Fun is Nuts!"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Cover for The New Yorker, before 1947; Designed by Christina Malman (American, b. England, 1911–1959); USA; pastel, white chalk on black paper; 48.6 x 36.2 cm (19 1/8 x 14 1/4 in.); 1960-247-1-a

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