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1976

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Poster, Taking Things Apart and Putting Things Together, for the American Chemical Association

This is a Poster. It was designed by Chermayeff & Geismar Associates. It is dated 1976 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is offset lithograph 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

86.4 x 61.0 cm (34 x 24 in. )

It is signed

Imprinted in green lower left on edge: Design: Chermayeff & Geismar Associates

It is inscribed

In light blue upper right center in threee columns: Taking / Things / Apart / and / Putting / Things / Together what chemistry is / what chemists do / and what the results / have been / sponsored by the / American Chemical / Society / on the occasion / of its 10th / anniversary Union Carbide / 270 Park Ave. / New York, N.Y. 10017 / April 5- May 28, 1976 / 9:30 - 4:30 weekdays / Closed April 16,17 / and Sundays / Admission: free

Cite this object as

Poster, Taking Things Apart and Putting Things Together, for the American Chemical Association; Designed by Chermayeff & Geismar Associates (United States); USA; offset lithograph on white wove paper; 86.4 x 61.0 cm (34 x 24 in. ); Gift of Ken Friedman; 1997-19-225

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