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Drawing, Design for Grumbacher Logo

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Herb Lubalin. It is dated ca. 1970 and we acquired it in 1996. Its medium is pen and black ink 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

14.9 × 32.4 cm (5 7/8 × 12 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and black ink, center right: like Wanamakers

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Grumbacher Logo; Designed by Herb Lubalin (American, 1918–1981); USA; pen and black ink on tracing paper; 14.9 × 32.4 cm (5 7/8 × 12 3/4 in.); Gift of Tom Carnase; 1996-40-5

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