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1947

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1957

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Print, Proposal for Airline Terminal, ca. 1952

This is a Print. It was created by Hugh Ferriss. It is dated ca. 1952 and we acquired it in 1964. Its medium is photostat on sensitized paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Mrs. Hugh Ferriss.

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Its dimensions are

H x W: 45.7 x 60.3 cm (18 in. x 23 3/4 in.) Mat: 55.9 × 71.1 cm (22 × 28 in.)

It is signed

Signed, lower right: Hugh Ferriss

Cite this object as

Print, Proposal for Airline Terminal, ca. 1952; Hugh Ferriss (American, 1889–1962); USA; photostat on sensitized paper; H x W: 45.7 x 60.3 cm (18 in. x 23 3/4 in.) Mat: 55.9 × 71.1 cm (22 × 28 in.); Gift of Mrs. Hugh Ferriss; 1964-5-17

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Energizing the Everyday: Gifts From the George R. Kravis II Collection.

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