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Print, Invitation for "A Surrealist Evening," Seventh Annual Purim Ball, The Jewish Museum, New York, NY, March 12, 1966

This is a Print. It was designed by Elaine Lustig Cohen and made for (as the client) The Jewish Museum. It is dated March 12, 1966 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is lithograph on off-white wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Tamar Cohen. It is credited Gift of Tamar Cohen and Dave Slatoff.

Its dimensions are

H x W (open): 18.4 × 42 cm (7 1/4 × 16 9/16 in.) H x W (closed): 18.4 × 21 cm (7 1/4 × 8 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in black, upper right: A / Surrealist / Evening; in white, on eye: march / 12; in black, lower left: 7th annual; in orange, lower center: PURIM; in black, lower right: BALL; in black, bottom left: The Jewish Museum

Cite this object as

Print, Invitation for "A Surrealist Evening," Seventh Annual Purim Ball, The Jewish Museum, New York, NY, March 12, 1966; Designed by Elaine Lustig Cohen (American, 1927–2016); USA; lithograph on off-white wove paper; H x W (open): 18.4 × 42 cm (7 1/4 × 16 9/16 in.) H x W (closed): 18.4 × 21 cm (7 1/4 × 8 1/4 in.); Gift of Tamar Cohen and Dave Slatoff; 1993-31-63-a

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