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Praxis 48 Typewriter, 1964

This is a Typewriter. It was designed by Ettore Sottsass. It is dated 1964 and we acquired it in 1986. Its medium is plastic and metal housing. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Patricia Pastor. It is credited Gift of Barry Friedman and Patricia Pastor.

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Its dimensions are

Overall: 15.8 x 45 x 34 cm (6 1/4 x 17 11/16 x 13 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Praxis 48 Typewriter, 1964; Designed by Ettore Sottsass (Italian, 1917–2007); Italy; plastic and metal housing; Overall: 15.8 x 45 x 34 cm (6 1/4 x 17 11/16 x 13 3/8 in.); Gift of Barry Friedman and Patricia Pastor; 1986-99-2-a,b

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