Marcello Nizzoli, Designer

Italian (Boretto, Italy, 1887 - 1969, Genoa, Italy)

Ing. C. Olivetti & C., Manufacturer

(Ivrea, Italy, Established 1908)

Lettera 22 Portable Typewriter

design object | metal, plastic, fabric, and paint
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  • Lettera 22 Portable Typewriter

    Marcello Nizzoli, Ing. C. Olivetti & C., Lettera 22 Portable Typewriter, 1950; metal, plastic, fabric, and paint, 3 1/4 in. x 12 3/4 in. x 11 3/4 in. (8.26 cm x 32.39 cm x 29.85 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Gift of Norah and Norman Stone;

3 1/4 in. x 12 3/4 in. x 11 3/4 in. (8.26 cm x 32.39 cm x 29.85 cm)
Acquired 2005
Collection SFMOMA
Gift of Norah and Norman Stone


design, typewriters, office equipment, beige, letters, machines

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