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1955

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Booklet, The Push Pin Almanack, April Fool's Issue, March-April 1955, No. 15

This is a Booklet. It was designed by Seymour Chwast, Milton Glaser and Edward Sorel. It is dated March–April 1955 and we acquired it in 1999. Its medium is offset lithography on heavy orange laid paper and heavy yellow-cream wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Seymour Chwast. It is credited Gift of Seymour Chwast.

Its dimensions are

Closed: 21 × 9.5 cm (8 1/4 × 3 3/4 in.) Open: 20.5 × 18.4 cm (8 1/16 × 7 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed on back cover, publication information: cover: photo offset lithography by Alan Offset Photography Co., paper stock by Baldwin Paper Co., Inc., Linweave, "Tabasco Della Robia," Basis 160lb.; inside folios: paper by Baldwin Paper Co., Inc., Linweave, 'Old Ivory Early American," Basis 80lb.; design by Push Pin Studios

Cite this object as

Booklet, The Push Pin Almanack, April Fool's Issue, March-April 1955, No. 15; Designed by Seymour Chwast, Milton Glaser and Edward Sorel; offset lithography on heavy orange laid paper and heavy yellow-cream wove paper; Closed: 21 × 9.5 cm (8 1/4 × 3 3/4 in.) Open: 20.5 × 18.4 cm (8 1/16 × 7 1/4 in.); Gift of Seymour Chwast; 1998-74-2

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