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Poster, Images of an Era: The American Poster, 1945-75, 1974

This is a Poster. It was designed by Ivan Chermayeff and Chermayeff & Geismar Associates and made for (as the client) The Corcoran Gallery of Art. It is dated 1974 and we acquired it in 1997. 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 Ken Friedman. It is credited Gift of Ken Friedman.

Its dimensions are

88.7 x 61.0 cm (34 15/16 x 24 in. )

It is signed

Printed in red script, vertically, lower right of design: Ivan Chermayeff

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, lower center: Corcoran Gallery of Art / November 21-January 4 / 17th Street & New York Avenue / Organized by the National Collection of Fine Arts, / Smithsonian Institution / Made possible by a grant from MobilWashington Square East / May 25 - July 8 / Organized by the National Collection of Fine Arts, / Smithsonian Institution / Made possible by a grant from Mobil

Cite this object as

Poster, Images of an Era: The American Poster, 1945-75, 1974; Designed by Ivan Chermayeff and Chermayeff & Geismar Associates; USA; offset lithograph on white wove paper; 88.7 x 61.0 cm (34 15/16 x 24 in. ); Gift of Ken Friedman; 1997-19-211

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