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Labs, Books, A Mystery, 1989

This is a labs, books. 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. pencils, metal, printed matter. 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

1993-151-91a - 25 x 19.4 x 2.2 cm (9 7/8 x 7 5/8 x 7/8 in.), book, closed 1993-151-91a - 25 x 40.7 x 2.2 cm (9 7/8 x 16 1/8 x 7/8 in.), book, opened 1993-151-91b - 2.5 x 19 cm (1 x 7 1/2 in.), ruler 1993-151-91c - n - 18.8cm (7 3/8 in.), pencils 1993-151-91o - 25.5 x 19.4 x 2.5 cn (10 1/8 x 7 5/8 x 1 in., jacket 1993-151-91p - 13.5 x 9 x 1.7cm (5 1/4 x 3 5/8 x 3/4 in.), paper stack 1993-151-91q - 2.3 x 5.6 x 1.3 cm (1 x 1 x 1/2 in.), eraser 1993-151-91r - 2.5 x 2.5 x 1.3 cm (1 x 1 x 1/2 in.), pencil sharpener 1993-151-91s - 8.4 x 4.5 cm (3 1/4 x 1 3/4 in.), pencil wrapper 1993-151-91t - 19.0 x 2.5 x 1 cm (17 1/2 x 1 x 1/2 in.), paper wedge 1993-151-91u - 1.8 x 9.3 x 1.5 cm (1/2 x 3 5/8 x 5/8 in.), paper stack wrapper 1993-151-91v - 5 x 5 cm (1 15/16 x 1 15/16 in.), insert 1993-151-91w - not measured, rubber band wrapper 1993-151-91x - 2.3 x 4.5 x 1.3 cm (7/8 x 1 3/4 x 1/2 in.), eraser wrapper 1993-151-91y - 3.2 x 5 cm (11/4 x 1/4 in.), paper clips 1993-151-91z - 4.7 x 1 (1 7/8 x 3/8 in.), tin 1993-151-91aa - 6 cm (2 1/2 in.) , rubber bands

Cite this object as

Labs, Books, A Mystery, 1989; Design Director: Tibor Kalman (American, b. Hungary, 1949–1999); USA; offset lithography. pencils, metal, printed matter; 1993-151-91a - 25 x 19.4 x 2.2 cm (9 7/8 x 7 5/8 x 7/8 in.), book, closed 1993-151-91a - 25 x 40.7 x 2.2 cm (9 7/8 x 16 1/8 x 7/8 in.), book, opened 1993-151-91b - 2.5 x 19 cm (1 x 7 1/2 in.), ruler 1993-151-91c - n - 18.8cm (7 3/8 in.), pencils 1993-151-91o - 25.5 x 19.4 x 2.5 cn (10 1/8 x 7 5/8 x 1 in., jacket 1993-151-91p - 13.5 x 9 x 1.7cm (5 1/4 x 3 5/8 x 3/4 in.), paper stack 1993-151-91q - 2.3 x 5.6 x 1.3 cm (1 x 1 x 1/2 in.), eraser 1993-151-91r - 2.5 x 2.5 x 1.3 cm (1 x 1 x 1/2 in.), pencil sharpener 1993-151-91s - 8.4 x 4.5 cm (3 1/4 x 1 3/4 in.), pencil wrapper 1993-151-91t - 19.0 x 2.5 x 1 cm (17 1/2 x 1 x 1/2 in.), paper wedge 1993-151-91u - 1.8 x 9.3 x 1.5 cm (1/2 x 3 5/8 x 5/8 in.), paper stack wrapper 1993-151-91v - 5 x 5 cm (1 15/16 x 1 15/16 in.), insert 1993-151-91w - not measured, rubber band wrapper 1993-151-91x - 2.3 x 4.5 x 1.3 cm (7/8 x 1 3/4 x 1/2 in.), eraser wrapper 1993-151-91y - 3.2 x 5 cm (11/4 x 1/4 in.), paper clips 1993-151-91z - 4.7 x 1 (1 7/8 x 3/8 in.), tin 1993-151-91aa - 6 cm (2 1/2 in.) , rubber bands; Gift of Tibor Kalman/ M & Co.; 1993-151-91-a/aa

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