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Noguchi -- The Letter (Haddon, New Jersey), 1939

sculpture: The Letter.

artist: Isamu Noguchi.

date: 1939.

materials: magnesite.

 

Noguchi won a competition for this relief of a woman composing a letter for the Post Office in Haddon, New Jersey.

 

It clearly draws upon his competition-winning design News (for the Associated Press Building) of 1938.

  

Archival image.

   

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Taken on October 3, 2007