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1970

  • Work on this object began.

1990

  • Work on this object ended.

1993

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

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Poster, It'll Be A Great Day When...

This is a Poster. It was designed by B K Guillet and made for (as the client) War Resisters League. It is dated ca. 1980 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.

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

Its dimensions are

55.9 × 43.3 cm (22 in. × 17 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Text: "It'll be a great day when our / day care centers have all / the money they need and the / navy has to hold a bake sale / to buy battleships." Imprinted in red ink on bottom: "distributed by the War Resisters League /The War Resisters League 339 Lafayette Street NYC 10002 Printed by Tower Press

Cite this object as

Poster, It'll Be A Great Day When...; Designed by B K Guillet ; USA; screenprint on white paper; 55.9 × 43.3 cm (22 in. × 17 1/16 in.); Gift of Steven Heller and Karrie Jacobs; 1993-53-85

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