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Print, IBM Think Letterhead, ca. 1956

This is a Print. It was graphic design by Paul Rand. It is dated ca. 1956 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.

Its dimensions are

28 x 21.7 cm (11 x 8 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: STRATHMORE WRITING/ 25% COTTON FIBER U.S.A.

It is inscribed

Imprinted in black ink, upper left quadrant, on diagonal slant (up from left to right): The IBM Magazine/ One Barker Avenue, White Plains/ New York 10601; lower left quadrant, on diagonal slant: Published by/ International Business Machines/ Corporation/ Editor: 914 686 5900/ Managing Editor: 914 686 5202/ Art Director: 914 686 5206/ Internal calls: tie line 236.

Cite this object as

Print, IBM Think Letterhead, ca. 1956; Graphic design by Paul Rand (American, 1914–1996); USA; offset lithograph on cream paper; 28 x 21.7 cm (11 x 8 9/16 in.); Gift of Marion S. Rand; 2002-11-60

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