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Poster, Sony Tape Full Color Sound

This is a Poster. It was designed by Milton Glaser. It is dated 1979 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Milton Glaser. It is credited Gift of Various Donors.

  • Tonometer (France)
  • steel, walnut.
  • Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History, 217544 (600....
  • 14.2012.64

Its dimensions are

91.5 x 61 cm (36 x 24 in.)

It is signed

Signed in black, lower right: Milton Glaser

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black, lower left margin: T-9844C; lower center: ©1979 Sony Industries, A Division of Sony Corp. of America. Sony is a trademark of Sony Corporation.; lower right: Whiteprint Editions, Ltd.

Cite this object as

Poster, Sony Tape Full Color Sound; Designed by Milton Glaser (American, 1929–2020); USA; lithograph on paper; 91.5 x 61 cm (36 x 24 in.); Gift of Various Donors; 1981-29-27

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