See more objects with the color silver dimgrey or see all the colors for this object.

Object Timeline


  • Work on this object began.


  • We acquired this object.




  • You found it!

Print, Citibank letterhead design, ca. 1975

This is a Print. It was designed by Dan Friedman. It is dated ca. 1975 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is letterpress on white wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Ken Friedman. It is credited Gift of Ken Friedman.

Its dimensions are

28.1 x 21.3 cm (11 1/16 x 8 3/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, upper left: Date/Name/Title/Street Address/City, State, Zip Code; center: Dear Citibank Secretaries:/ This letter illustrates the typing format for correspondence using the/general use 8 1/2” x 11” letterhead./A printed dot illustrates the position of the typewritten date and sets/the margin alignment for the entire letter. The typewritten inside/address is positions three line spaces below the date. The saluta-/tion begins one lines space below the folding line which is printed/along the left edge of the page. Leave one double-space before/starting the body of the letter./The solid block typing format is employed on all letters, requiring/no tab stops. The right margin is no less than three-quarters of/an inch. Typing is single-spaced with two line spaces between/paragraphs rather than paragraph indentions./The complementary close is double-spaced below the letter body./Leave two double-spaces for the signature, typing the sender’s/name and title unless they are imprinted on the letterhead itself./Sincerely,/Name of Sender/Title (if required).

Cite this object as

Print, Citibank letterhead design, ca. 1975; Designed by Dan Friedman (American, 1945–1995); USA; letterpress on white wove paper; 28.1 x 21.3 cm (11 1/16 x 8 3/8 in.); Gift of Ken Friedman; 1997-19-74

This object may be subject to Copyright or other restrictions.

You are welcome to make fair use of this image under U.S. Copyright law and in compliance with our terms of use. Please note that you are responsible for determining whether your use is fair and for responding to any claims that may arise from your use.

For higher resolution or commercial use contact ArtResource.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url= |title=Print, Citibank letterhead design, ca. 1975 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=13 November 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>