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1929

  • Work on this object began.

1930

  • Work on this object ended.

1973

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Design for Packaging, Whitman's, 1929–30

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Henry Dreyfuss. It is dated 1929–30 and we acquired it in 1973. Its medium is brush and green watercolor, gouache, gold metallic paint, graphite on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of University of California, Los Angeles.

Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

  • Drawing, Package Design, 1929
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  • Gift of University of California, Los Angeles.
  • 1973-15-58

Its dimensions are

Mat: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14 in.)

It is signed

Signed in black gouache, lower right: CREATED BY / Henry Dreyfuss / N. Y. / 580 FIFTH AVENUE

It is inscribed

Inscribed in red ink, lower left: 1471

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Packaging, Whitman's, 1929–30; Designed by Henry Dreyfuss (American, 1904–1972); USA; brush and green watercolor, gouache, gold metallic paint, graphite on paper; Mat: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14 in.); Gift of University of California, Los Angeles; 1973-15-77

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