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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2003.80.26.1
People
James Lee Byars, American (Detroit, MI 1932 - 1997 Cairo, Egypt)
Title
One White Envelope with CERN Imprint and Blue Ink Text
Classification
Archival Material
Work Type
archival material
Date
1979-1980
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/70789
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Blue ink on white CERN envelopes with postage stamps
Dimensions
22.5 x 11.5 cm (8 7/8 x 4 1/2 in.)
Provenance
James Lee Byars; to Busch-Reisinger Museum, transfer; to Harvard University Art Museums, 2003.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Transfer from the Busch-Reisinger Museum Archives
Copyright
© The Estate of James Lee Byars / Michael Werner Gallery
Accession Year
2003
Object Number
2003.80.26.1
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Recto: postmark: 3000 BERN KRAMGASSE -5.-8.80-17. Addressed to: Harvard U. / Busch-Reisinger Museum / Mark Haxthausen / Cambridge MA. 03128 USA. Return Address: TH. DiV. c/o Byars ]handwritten in blue ink] ORGANISATION EUROP...ENNE POUR LA RECHERCHE NUCL...AIRE / CERN EUROPEAN ORGANIZATION FOR NUCLEAR RESEARCH / CH - 1211 GEN"VE 23 / SUISSE/SWITZERLAND. Verso: another postmark: MANCHESTER, NH AUG 14 1980
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