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Poster, Rural Industries, 1941

This is a Poster. It was designed by Lester Beall. It is dated 1941 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is screenprint on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. Edward C. Post and from Friends of Drawings and Prints, General Acquisition Endowment, Sarah Cooper Hewitt, and Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program Funds.

Its dimensions are

101.6 x 76.2 cm (40 x 30 in. )

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, lower margin, RURAL ELECTRIFICATION ADMINISTRATION/U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Cite this object as

Poster, Rural Industries, 1941; Designed by Lester Beall (American, 1903–1969); USA; screenprint on paper; 101.6 x 76.2 cm (40 x 30 in. ); Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. Edward C. Post and from Friends of Drawings and Prints, General Acquisition Endowment, Sarah Cooper Hewitt, and Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program Funds; 1995-106-1

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