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Poster, North Cascades, State of Washington, 1972

This is a Poster. It is dated 1972 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is offset lithograph on heavy, coated 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

106.7 x 71.1 cm (42 x 28 in.)

It is signed

Printed in black script, lower left of image: Ivan Chermayeff

It is inscribed

Printed in white ink, lower left: Deep canyons, hundreds of jagged peaks and glaciers, / mountain lakes and streams - that is the alpine / country of North Cascades National Park, and Lake Chelan / and Ross Lake National Recreation Areas. / National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior; in blue ink, lower left: FOR SALE BY THE SUPERINTENDENT OF DOCUMENTS, U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE, WASHINGTON, D.C. 20402 / PRICE 50 CENTS - STOCK NUMBER 2405-0488 [star symbol] GPO: 1972 0-472-508

Cite this object as

Poster, North Cascades, State of Washington, 1972; USA; offset lithograph on heavy, coated white wove paper; 106.7 x 71.1 cm (42 x 28 in.); Gift of Ken Friedman; 1997-19-242

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