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Card, Best wishes to Father, 1938

This is a Card. It was graphic design by Alvin Lustig. It is dated 1938 and we acquired it in 2002. Its medium is screenprint, letterpress on heavy gray and brick red paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Susan Lustig Peck.

Its dimensions are

11.4 x 13.7 cm (4 1/2 x 5 3/8 in. )

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, clockwise from upper center: TO FATHER/AND HIS R.R./XMAS 1938/BEST WISHES.

Cite this object as

Card, Best wishes to Father, 1938; Graphic design by Alvin Lustig (American, 1915–1955); USA; screenprint, letterpress on heavy gray and brick red paper; 11.4 x 13.7 cm (4 1/2 x 5 3/8 in. ); Gift of Susan Lustig Peck; 2001-29-44

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