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Print, Aim High!

This is a Print. It was designed by Herbert Bayer and photographed by Javan Bayer and made for (as the client) Container Corporation of America. It is dated 1943 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is offset lithograph on white paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase with funding provided by the Buddy Taub Foundation, Dennis A. Roach and Jill Roach Directors.

Its dimensions are

25.2 × 20.2 cm (9 15/16 × 7 15/16 in.)

It is signed

Printed in grey ink, lower right: herbert bayer

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, verso, upper left, on sticker: advertisement, cca 1943 / aim high; in pen and blue ink: Javan Bayer photo In clear envelope with adhesive label containing text printed in black: CCA Advertisement

Cite this object as

Print, Aim High!; Designed by Herbert Bayer (American, b. Austria, active Germany and USA, 1900–1985); offset lithograph on white paper; 25.2 × 20.2 cm (9 15/16 × 7 15/16 in.); Museum purchase with funding provided by the Buddy Taub Foundation, Dennis A. Roach and Jill Roach Directors; 2016-54-54

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