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1989

  • Work on this object began.

1996

  • We acquired this object.

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Book Cover, Metropolis

This is a Book cover. It was designed by Jason Godfrey and written by Fritz Lang and published by Faber and Faber. It is dated 1989 and we acquired it in 1996. Its medium is offset lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Steven Heller. It is credited Gift of Steven Heller.

Its dimensions are

21 × 28 cm (8 1/4 × 11 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and blue ink, verso: 77% X; in pen and red ink, verso: 111–4

Cite this object as

Book Cover, Metropolis; Designed by Jason Godfrey (British, b. ca. 1965); Written by Fritz Lang (Austrian, active Germany and USA, 1890–1976); Published by Faber and Faber; USA; offset lithograph on paper; 21 × 28 cm (8 1/4 × 11 in.); Gift of Steven Heller; 1996-74-163

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