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1949

  • Work on this object began.

2016

  • We acquired this object.

2019

2022

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Postcard, 1950 World Ski Championships, USA

This is a Postcard. It was designed by Herbert Bayer. It is dated 1949 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is offset lithograph on cream cardstock. 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

17.8 × 12.5 cm (7 × 4 15/16 in.)

It is signed

Printed in black ink, vertically, lower left edge: herbert bayer 49; verso, upper left: Original Art Work by Herbert Bayer / Aspen, Colo.

It is inscribed

Printed in red ink, bottom right: NATIONAL SKI ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA; in black ink, verso, upper left: Original Art Work by Herbert Bayer / Aspen, Colo.

Cite this object as

Postcard, 1950 World Ski Championships, USA; Designed by Herbert Bayer (American, b. Austria, active Germany and USA, 1900–1985); offset lithograph on cream cardstock; 17.8 × 12.5 cm (7 × 4 15/16 in.); Museum purchase with funding provided by the Buddy Taub Foundation, Dennis A. Roach and Jill Roach Directors; 2016-54-427

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