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1950

  • Work on this object began.

1960

  • Work on this object ended.

2013

  • We acquired this object.

2014

2020

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Poster, Exploring the Universe, Sub-Atomic worlds, General Dynamics, ca. 1955

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 ca. 1955 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 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 3 objects that are related to this one.

  • T-3-C Table Lamp, 1951
  • spun aluminum, enameled aluminum, stainless steel rods, cork.
  • Gift of George R. Kravis II.
  • 2018-22-53

Its dimensions are

132.5 x 96 cm (52 3/16 x 37 13/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Poster, Exploring the Universe, Sub-Atomic worlds, General Dynamics, ca. 1955; Designed by Erik Nitsche (Swiss, 1908–1998); Switzerland; offset lithograph on paper; 132.5 x 96 cm (52 3/16 x 37 13/16 in.); Gift of Arthur Cohen and Daryl Otte in memory of Bill Moggridge; 2013-42-7

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