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1989

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1993

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

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Mailer, Granta: Throw Away This Envelope

This is a mailer. It was overseen (as design director) by Tibor Kalman and firm: M&Co. It is dated 1989 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is offset lithography. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Tibor Kalman. It is credited Gift of Tibor Kalman/ M & Co..

Its dimensions are

1993-151-170a - 15.2 x 22.6 cm (6 x 9 in.), large envelope 1993-151-170b - 13.5 x 21.5 cm (5 7/8 x 8 1/2 in.), card form 1993-151-170c - 9.5 x 17 cm (3 3/4 x 6 3/4 in.), small envelope 1993-151-170d - 14 x 21.7 cm (5 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.), flyer (dear reader), closed 1993-151-170d - 27.7 x 43.0 cm (11 x 17 in.), flyer (dear reader), opened 1993-151-170e - 21.7 x 14 cm (8 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.), flyer (what's wrong), closed 1993-151-170e - 21.7 x 55.7 cm (8 1/2 x 21 7/8 in.), flyer (what's wrong), opened

Cite this object as

Mailer, Granta: Throw Away This Envelope; Design Director: Tibor Kalman (American, b. Hungary, 1949–1999); USA; offset lithography; 1993-151-170a - 15.2 x 22.6 cm (6 x 9 in.), large envelope 1993-151-170b - 13.5 x 21.5 cm (5 7/8 x 8 1/2 in.), card form 1993-151-170c - 9.5 x 17 cm (3 3/4 x 6 3/4 in.), small envelope 1993-151-170d - 14 x 21.7 cm (5 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.), flyer (dear reader), closed 1993-151-170d - 27.7 x 43.0 cm (11 x 17 in.), flyer (dear reader), opened 1993-151-170e - 21.7 x 14 cm (8 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.), flyer (what's wrong), closed 1993-151-170e - 21.7 x 55.7 cm (8 1/2 x 21 7/8 in.), flyer (what's wrong), opened; Gift of Tibor Kalman/ M & Co.; 1993-151-170-a/e

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