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Book Cover, Summer and Smoke by Tennessee Williams, 1948

This is a Book cover. It was graphic design by Alvin Lustig and written by Tennessee Williams. It is dated 1948 and we acquired it in 2002. Its medium is lithograph on laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Susan Lustig Peck.

  • Book Cover, Amerika, 1947
  • offset lithograph in navy and purple ink on white shiny wove paper.
  • Gift of Tamar Cohen and Dave Slatoff.
  • 1993-31-165-6

Its dimensions are

21.0 x 15.2 cm (8 1/4 x 6 in. )

It is signed

Signature printed, lower left: lustig.

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, center: summer and smoke; printed in white ink, lower left: TENNESSEE/WILLIAMS.

Cite this object as

Book Cover, Summer and Smoke by Tennessee Williams, 1948; Graphic design by Alvin Lustig (American, 1915–1955); USA; lithograph on laid paper; 21.0 x 15.2 cm (8 1/4 x 6 in. ); Gift of Susan Lustig Peck; 2001-29-26

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