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Concept Car

Designer:
Don Butler, American, active mid-20th century  Search this
Medium:
Brush and gouache on paper
Type:
transportation
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
Michigan, USA
Date:
1950
Credit Line:
Museum purchase through gift of Paul Herzan and from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund
Accession Number:
2017-18-10
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Concept Car

Designer:
Don Butler, American, active mid-20th century  Search this
Medium:
Airbrush and ink on illustration board
Type:
transportation
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
Michigan, USA
Date:
1946
Credit Line:
Museum purchase through gift of Paul Herzan and from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund
Accession Number:
2017-18-23
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The Peoples Telephone Corporation, Butler, Pennsylvania

Graphic Designer:
Unknown, American  Search this
Medium:
Letterpress: black ink on white wove paper
Type:
graphic design
letterhead
Object Name:
letterhead
Distributed in:
Butler, Pennsylvania, USA
Date:
late 20th century
Credit Line:
Gift of Thomas F. O'Malley
Accession Number:
1999-59-7
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Three Designs for a Silent Butler

Designer:
Tommi Parzinger, American, b. Germany, 1903–1981  Search this
Medium:
Graphite on tracing paper.
Type:
tableware designs
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Date:
1950–70
Credit Line:
Gift of Donald Cameron
Accession Number:
1998-19-116
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Designs for Silent Butlers

Designer:
Tommi Parzinger, American, b. Germany, 1903–1981  Search this
Medium:
Graphite, blue color pencil on cream tracing paper
Type:
tableware designs
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
1945–75
Credit Line:
Gift of Donald Cameron
Accession Number:
1998-19-89
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Brooch

Maker:
Georg Dobler, German, b. 1952  Search this
Medium:
steel wire, acrylic lacquer
Type:
jewelry
Decorative Arts
Brooch
Made in:
Berlin, Germany
Date:
1983
Credit Line:
Gift of Helen W. Drutt English in memory of Mark Dallas Butler
Accession Number:
1999-55-1
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Brooch

Maker:
Georg Dobler, German, b. 1952  Search this
Medium:
Steel, acrylic lacquer
Type:
jewelry
Decorative Arts
Brooch
Made in:
Berlin, Germany
Date:
1984
Credit Line:
Gift of Helen W. Drutt English in memory of Mark Dallas Butler
Accession Number:
1999-55-2
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Brooch

Maker:
Georg Dobler, German, b. 1952  Search this
Medium:
silver, oxidized
Type:
jewelry
Decorative Arts
Brooch
Made in:
Berlin, Germany
Date:
1985
Credit Line:
Gift of Helen W. Drutt English in memory of Mark Dallas Butler
Accession Number:
1999-55-3
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A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain

Designer:
Carin Goldberg, American, b. 1953  Search this
Artist:
Neil Flewellen, probably American, active late 20th and early 21st century  Search this
Author:
Robert Olen Butler, American, b. 1945  Search this
Publisher:
Henry Holt and Company, Inc., New York, New York, USA  Search this
Medium:
Lithograph on paper
Type:
graphic design
Book cover
Object Name:
Book cover
Made in:
New York, NY, USA
Date:
1992
Credit Line:
Gift of Steven Heller
Accession Number:
1996-74-102
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Sidewall

Designer:
Henry Butler  Search this
Medium:
Block-printed paper, embossed
Type:
Wallcoverings
Sidewall
Made in:
England
Date:
1924
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Henry Spencer
Accession Number:
1995-13-6-a,b
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Bracelet

Artist:
Carlier Makigawa  Search this
Maker:
Carlier Makigawa  Search this
Medium:
Silver, gold
Type:
jewelry
Decorative Arts
Bracelet
Made in:
Australia
Date:
1993
Credit Line:
Gift of Helen W. Drutt English in memory of Mark Dallas Butler
Accession Number:
1993-132-1
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Durabeam

Designer:
Nick Butler, British, b. 1942  Search this
Manufacturer:
Duracell International Inc.  Search this
Medium:
Plastic
Type:
lighting
Decorative Arts
Flashlight
Object Name:
Flashlight
Manufactured in:
USA
Date:
ca. 1986
Credit Line:
Gift of Barbara and Max Pine
Accession Number:
1993-133-24
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Durabeam

Designer:
Nick Butler, British, b. 1942  Search this
Manufacturer:
Duracell International Inc.  Search this
Medium:
Plastic
Type:
lighting
Decorative Arts
Flashlight
Object Name:
Flashlight
Manufactured in:
USA
Date:
1986
Credit Line:
Gift of Barbara and Max Pine
Accession Number:
1993-133-25
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Silent butler

Manufacturer:
Chase Brass & Copper Co., founded 1876  Search this
Medium:
Chromium-plated metal, Bakelite
Type:
metalwork
Decorative Arts
Silent butler
Manufactured in:
Waterbury, Connecticut, USA
Date:
1941
Credit Line:
Gift of Mel Byars
Accession Number:
1991-59-137
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Reading the Typographic Landscape: An illustrated talk by Alastair Johnston

Designer:
Frances Butler, American, b. 1940  Search this
Medium:
Mixed media, collage on paper
Type:
graphic design
Poster
Object Name:
Poster
Made in:
U.C. Davis, California, USA
Date:
1980
Credit Line:
Gift of Frances Butler
Accession Number:
1991-69-87
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Frances Butler: Beyond Books

Designer:
Frances Butler, American, b. 1940  Search this
Medium:
Offset lithograph on paper
Type:
graphic design
Poster
Object Name:
Poster
Made in:
Colorado, USA
Date:
1979
Credit Line:
Gift of Frances Butler
Accession Number:
1991-69-88
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Wm.B.Coburn / UC Davis/ Garden Tours de Farce/ Studies in marble rugs, topiary furniture and abalone rooms

Designer:
Frances Butler, American, b. 1940  Search this
Medium:
Offset lithograph, screenprint on paper
Type:
graphic design
Poster
Object Name:
Poster
Made in:
UC Davis, California, USA
Date:
1981
Credit Line:
Gift of Frances Butler
Accession Number:
1991-69-89
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John Beach talks about Design

Designer:
Frances Butler, American, b. 1940  Search this
Medium:
Letterpress, stenciled spraypaint on paper
Type:
graphic design
Poster
Object Name:
Poster
Made in:
USA
Date:
1981
Credit Line:
Gift of Frances Butler
Accession Number:
1991-69-90
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The Hawes Design

Designer:
Henry Butler  Search this
Medium:
Block-printed paper
Type:
Wallcoverings
Sidewall
Object Name:
Sidewall
Made in:
England
Date:
1919
Credit Line:
Gift of Alan Moss
Accession Number:
1992-156-1
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Para-Typography

Designer:
Frances Butler, American, b. 1940  Search this
Medium:
Screenprint on paper
Type:
graphic design
Poster
Object Name:
Poster
Made in:
USA
Date:
1980
Credit Line:
Gift of Various Donors
Accession Number:
1981-29-1
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