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  • We acquired this object.

1924

  • Work on this object began.

2019

2022

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Prospectus, Bauhaus Hartwig Schach (Bauhaus Hartwig Chess)

This is a prospectus.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Merrill Berman as part of Herbert Bayer: Bauhaus Master.

It is dated 1924. Its medium is lithograph. It is a part of the department.

This leaflet promotes a chess set designed by Josef Hartwig (German, 1880–1955). The pieces use basic geometry to express how each one moves.

It is credited Collection of Merrill C. Berman.

Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 11.9 × 14.9 cm (4 11/16 × 5 7/8 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Herbert Bayer: Bauhaus Master.

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