Herman Miller Advertisement, circa 1961, "In 2061 One of These Chairs Will Still Be Famous. Which?"

Artifact

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Date Made

circa 1961

Subject Date

circa 1961

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

89.177.333

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Herman Miller, Inc.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Printing (Process)

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 10.875 in

Width: 8.5 in

Inscriptions

on front: IN 2061 ONE OF THESE CHAIRS WILL STILL BE FAMOUS. WHICH? CHARLES EAMES HAS DESIGNED MANY MEMORABLE CHAIRS. BUT HIS IMMORTAL CHAIR IS THE MOLDED PLYWOOD CHAIR IN THE CENTER OF THIS PICTURE. IT WAS THE FIRST HARDWOOD CHAIR EVER SHAPED TO FEEL SOFT AND IT CONVINCED PEOPLE THAT MODERN CHAIRS ARE FIT TO SIT IN.[...] / 2.E.10.2.6 on verso: OCT. 14, 1961 THE NEW YORKER / FEB. 1962 SUNSET / MARCH 1962 SPORTS ILLUSTRATED,

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