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Poster, De Man achter de Vormgeving van de P.T.T. (The Man Behind the Design), 1960

This is a Poster. It was designed by Pieter Brattinga and made for (as the client) Dutch Post Office. It is dated 1960 and we acquired it in 2001. Its medium is offset lithography. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Who is the Man Behind the Design? .

This object was donated by Pieter Brattinga. It is credited Gift of Pieter Brattinga.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 62.7 × 37.9 cm (24 11/16 × 14 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Left: tentoonstelling (exhibition). Middle: van 10 september tot 12 oktober/ tien uur tot half twaalf en twee tot vijf uur/ zaterdags tien uur tot half twaalf/ zondages gesloten. Right: kantine/ steendrukkerij de Jong & Co/ 's-gravelandseweg/ 19 big hilversum.

Cite this object as

Poster, De Man achter de Vormgeving van de P.T.T. (The Man Behind the Design), 1960; Designed by Pieter Brattinga (Dutch, 1931 - 2004); Netherlands; offset lithography; H x W: 62.7 × 37.9 cm (24 11/16 × 14 15/16 in.); Gift of Pieter Brattinga; 2000-75-7

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