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1933

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2016

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Photograph, Bauhaus Birthday

This is a Photograph. It was designed by Herbert Bayer and subject: Walter Gropius. It is dated 1933 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is photographic print on glossy 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

17.9 × 12.7 cm (7 1/16 × 5 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, verso: 1933

Cite this object as

Photograph, Bauhaus Birthday; Designed by Herbert Bayer (American, b. Austria, active Germany and USA, 1900–1985); photographic print on glossy paper; 17.9 × 12.7 cm (7 1/16 × 5 in.); Museum purchase with funding provided by the Buddy Taub Foundation, Dennis A. Roach and Jill Roach Directors; 2016-54-326

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