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Guide to R. Buckminster Fuller. Inventions; twelve around one M1592
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Description
Each of the thirteen prints consists of two 30" x 40" screenprinted sheets, one of which illustrates drawings for a patent invention by Fuller, and the second sheet illustrates the realization of the concept.
Background
Boxed limited series of inventions by Buckminster Fuller, collection of forty four individual unbound pages represent thirteen inventions of Fuller, produced under direction of Fuller by Colophon, Cincinnati, Ohio by Solway Gallery. The thirteen inventions are presented with two prints, one which illustrates drawing for a patent invention, the second illustrates the realization of the concept. The two screen prints may be presented separately in two frames or together as an overlay. Dimensions: 30” x 40”. Each of the thirteen prints is hand signed by Buckminster Fuller on the clear film element. Many the signed series was witnessed by his architectural partner Thomas T. K. Zung, adjuvant (Fuller’s term).
Extent
3.5 Linear feet (1 large portfolio; no. XII of XX, containing 13 signed prints)
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94305-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/spc/using-collections/permission-publish.
Availability
Copy 1 is open for research use. Copy 2 is closed for use except with express permission of the Head of Special Collections.