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1991

  • Work on this object began.

1993

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

  • You found it!

Mailer, Granta: If you open this envelope...

This is a mailer. It was overseen (as design director) by Tibor Kalman and firm: M&Co. It is dated 1991 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

1993-151-171a - 15.2 x 22.6 cm (6 x 9 in.), large envelope 1993-151-171b - 13.5 x 21.5 cm (5 7/8 x 8 1/2 in.), form 1993-151-171c - 9.5 x 17 cm (3 3/4 x 6 3/4 in.), small envelope 1993-151-171d - 18.7 x 12.0 (7 3/8 x 4 11/16 in.), flyer (what's a Granta), closed 1993-151-171d - 18.7 x 74 cm (7 3/8 x 32 1/4 in.), flyer (what's a Granta), opened 1993-151-171e - 14 x 21.7 cm (5 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.), flyer (because...), closed 1993-151-171e - 27.7 x 43 cm (8 1/2 x 21 7/8 in.), flyer (because...), opened

Cite this object as

Mailer, Granta: If you open this envelope...; Design Director: Tibor Kalman (American, b. Hungary, 1949–1999); USA; offset lithography; 1993-151-171a - 15.2 x 22.6 cm (6 x 9 in.), large envelope 1993-151-171b - 13.5 x 21.5 cm (5 7/8 x 8 1/2 in.), form 1993-151-171c - 9.5 x 17 cm (3 3/4 x 6 3/4 in.), small envelope 1993-151-171d - 18.7 x 12.0 (7 3/8 x 4 11/16 in.), flyer (what's a Granta), closed 1993-151-171d - 18.7 x 74 cm (7 3/8 x 32 1/4 in.), flyer (what's a Granta), opened 1993-151-171e - 14 x 21.7 cm (5 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.), flyer (because...), closed 1993-151-171e - 27.7 x 43 cm (8 1/2 x 21 7/8 in.), flyer (because...), opened; Gift of Tibor Kalman/ M & Co.; 1993-151-171-a/e

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