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Poster, Drilling the Well, 1943

This is a Poster. It is dated 1943 and we acquired it in 1994. Its medium is offset lithograph on white wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Anonymous. It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

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Its dimensions are

101.8 x 76 cm (40 1/16 x 29 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Imprinted in black ink, lower left: PRINTED IN U.S.A.; lower right: Prepared by Standard Oil Company (New Jersey)

Cite this object as

Poster, Drilling the Well, 1943; USA; offset lithograph on white wove paper; 101.8 x 76 cm (40 1/16 x 29 15/16 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1994-109-4

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