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1972

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1991

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Poster, Sewage Treatment, 1972

This is a Poster. It is dated 1972 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is offset lithograph. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Peter Bradford.

Its dimensions are

88 x 61.1 cm (34 5/8 x 24 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Imprinted in black ink diagonally across upper recto: Sewage Tre-tment/ Sewage is the water supply/of the community which has/become polluted by use in the/home and industry...Text throughout explaining the sewage treat-ment process step by step. At LL margin in black ink: Design by Peter Bradford; at lower margin left: Copyright 1972 IDCA, International Design Conference in Aspen, The Invisible City. Champion Paper Javlein Coated Offset/80lb.

Cite this object as

Poster, Sewage Treatment, 1972; USA; offset lithograph; 88 x 61.1 cm (34 5/8 x 24 1/16 in.); Gift of Peter Bradford; 1991-69-3

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