"Valentine" Typewriter

Designed by Ettore Sottsass, Italian (born Austria), 1917 - 2007, and by Perry A. King, British, born 1938. Made by Olivetti, Ivrea, Italy, 1908 - present.

Geography:
Made in Barcelona, Spain, Europe

Date:
Designed 1969

Medium:
ABS plastic

Dimensions:
Case: 4 1/2 × 13 1/2 × 13 7/8 inches (11.4 × 34.3 × 35.2 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

* Collab Gallery, Perelman Building, first floor

Accession Number:
2005-102-5a,b

Credit Line:
Gift of Collab: The Group for Modern and Contemporary Design at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2005

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