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Steinberg, Saul, 1914-1999  Search this
Sterne, Hedda, 1910-2011  Search this
1944 January 23
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No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
1 letter
Illustrated letter from Steinberg to Sterne dated January 23, 1944. Steinberg designed the letter to appear as a newspaper, titled "The News; Monthly of Information for Hedda." <br> The first page includes updates about Steinberg, including that his arm is sore, the car he current utilizes is a Volkswagen, and that he bought Sterne a ring. Below the text is a colored drawing of Steinberg's room. <br> The verso, "page 2," details a fictitious battle in which troops fight against various landscape features such as the "the river of distance in space" to capture "fortress Hedda." The battle description is paired with a colored drawing of the scene. The bottom of the page features an advertisement for "kind words from Hedda."
Saul Steinberg. Saul Steinberg letter to Hedda Sterne, 1944 January 23. Hedda Sterne papers, 1939-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Current copyright status is undetermined
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Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
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Hedda Sterne papers, 1939-1977
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Archives of American Art