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1995

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Poster, The Will of the Potato, 1995

This is a Poster. It was designed by Rebeca Méndez. It is dated 1995 and we acquired it in 1996. Its medium is letterpress and screenprint on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Identity and Symbolism in the Poster Art of Rebeca Méndez.

This object was donated by Rebeca Méndez. It is credited Gift of Rebeca Mendez.

Its dimensions are

73.8 x 52.7 cm (29 1/16 x 20 3/4 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite, lower right: Rebeca Mendez 3/5

Cite this object as

Poster, The Will of the Potato, 1995; Designed by Rebeca Méndez (Mexican and American, b. 1962); USA; letterpress and screenprint on paper; 73.8 x 52.7 cm (29 1/16 x 20 3/4 in.); Gift of Rebeca Mendez; 1996-59-7

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