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1956

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2013

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Poster, El Atomo Para La Paz (Atoms for Peace), General Dynamics, 1956

This is a Poster. It was designed by Erik Nitsche and printed by Lithos R. Marsens and made for (as the client) General Dynamics Corporation. It is dated 1956 and we acquired it in 2013. Its medium is offset lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Looking Ahead in the Atomic Age.

This object was donated by Daryl Otte and Arthur Cohen. It is credited Gift of Arthur Cohen and Daryl Otte in memory of Bill Moggridge.

Our curators have highlighted 1 object that are related to this one.

Its dimensions are

128.5 x 91.6 cm (50 9/16 x 36 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Poster, El Atomo Para La Paz (Atoms for Peace), General Dynamics, 1956; Designed by Erik Nitsche (Swiss, 1908–1998); Switzerland; offset lithograph on paper; 128.5 x 91.6 cm (50 9/16 x 36 1/16 in.); Gift of Arthur Cohen and Daryl Otte in memory of Bill Moggridge; 2013-42-1

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