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Poster, Ready for War, 1982

This is a Poster. It was designed by Art Chantry. It is dated 1982 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is screenprint on white paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

According to Chantry, this poster became part of long-term political street art in Seattle. It was reprinted numerous times and wheat-pasted during the Reagan era.

This object was donated by Karrie Jacobs. It is credited Gift of Steven Heller and Karrie Jacobs.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 61.1 × 45.7 cm (24 1/16 in. × 18 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite on verso: "Poster by Art Chactry" Imprinted in red ink at LC: "ALONZO CRETINI'S SALON POLITIQUE..."

Cite this object as

Poster, Ready for War, 1982; Designed by Art Chantry (American, b. 1954); USA; screenprint on white paper; H x W: 61.1 × 45.7 cm (24 1/16 in. × 18 in.); Gift of Steven Heller and Karrie Jacobs; 1993-53-27

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition How Posters Work.

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