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Poster (USA), 1939

This is a Poster. It was graphic design by Paul Rand. It is dated 1939 and we acquired it in 2002. Its medium is offset lithograph on cream paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Marion S. Rand.

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Its dimensions are

96.5 x 65.4 cm (38 x 25 3/4 in. )

It is signed

Signed [imprinted] in black ink, lower left corner: Paul Rand '39

Cite this object as

Poster (USA), 1939; Graphic design by Paul Rand (American, 1914–1996); offset lithograph on cream paper; 96.5 x 65.4 cm (38 x 25 3/4 in. ); Gift of Marion S. Rand; 2002-11-24

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