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envelope
  • H.C. Westermann
    1922–1981
    born: Los Angeles, California, United States ; died: Danbury, Connecticut, United States
  • envelope, 1977
  • Where object was made: United States
  • ink, pencil, watercolor
  • Object Height/Width: 10.5 x 24.5 cm
    Object Height/Width: 4 1/8 x 9 5/8 in
  • Gift of Richard M. Hollander
  • Not on display
  • 1987.0101.a
Description

Envelope with three lines of black horizontal text in the lower part of the center. There are numbers (zip code) with a yellow circle around them outlined in red. In the top left corner are another four lines of text. There is a yellow label with two lines of black text above the center. There is an image of an airplane over water with the sun behind it (postage stamp) in the top right corner. There is a postmark to the left of it. The envelope has a multicolor watercolor wash all over the surface.