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1934

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1944

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1948

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Drawing, Proposed Cover for "The New Yorker Magazine" or "Promenade Magazine", ca. 1939

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Christina Malman and made for (as the client) The New Yorker Magazine. It is dated ca. 1939 and we acquired it in 1948. Its medium is graphite, pen and ink, brush and watercolor, crayon on off-white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Nothing's Flocking.

This object was donated by Christina Malman. It is credited Gift of Christina Malman.

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Its dimensions are

48.8 x 39.3 cm (19 3/16 x 15 1/2 in. )

It is signed

Signed in black ink, lower left corner: Malman.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Proposed Cover for "The New Yorker Magazine" or "Promenade Magazine", ca. 1939; Designed by Christina Malman (American, b. England, 1911–1959); USA; graphite, pen and ink, brush and watercolor, crayon on off-white laid paper; 48.8 x 39.3 cm (19 3/16 x 15 1/2 in. ); Gift of Christina Malman; 1947-110-3

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