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1968

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1972

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2011

2021

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Print, Prototype of an 8 Ounce Dixie Cup, ca. 1970

This is a print. It was designed by Irving Louis Koons and possibly by American Can Company. It is dated ca. 1970 and we acquired it in 2011. Its medium is lithograph on thick white paper, coated. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Irving Louis Koons. It is credited Gift of Irv Koons.

Its dimensions are

Image: 10.6 x 22.9 cm (4 3/16 x 9 in.) Mount: 12.6 x 23.3 cm (4 15/16 x 9 3/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Print, Prototype of an 8 Ounce Dixie Cup, ca. 1970; Possibly by American Can Company ; lithograph on thick white paper, coated; Image: 10.6 x 22.9 cm (4 3/16 x 9 in.) Mount: 12.6 x 23.3 cm (4 15/16 x 9 3/16 in.); Gift of Irv Koons; 2011-1-6

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