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1967

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1996

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Drawing, Design for Avant Garde Typeface: Lower Case

This is a Drawing. It was created by Herb Lubalin and designed by Thomas Carnase and firm: Lubalin, Smith, Carnase. It is dated 1967 and we acquired it in 1996. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and white gouache, graphite on tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Thomas Carnase. It is credited Gift of Tom Carnase.

Its dimensions are

29.5 x 41.8 cm (11 5/8 x 16 7/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Avant Garde Typeface: Lower Case; Designed by Thomas Carnase (American, b. 1939); USA; pen and black ink, brush and white gouache, graphite on tracing paper; 29.5 x 41.8 cm (11 5/8 x 16 7/16 in.); Gift of Tom Carnase; 1996-40-3

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