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Poster, North Cascades, State of Washington

This is a Poster. It was designed by Ivan Chermayeff and Chermayeff & Geismar Associates and made for (as the client) United States Department of the Interior, National Park Service. 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; Designed by Ivan Chermayeff and Chermayeff & Geismar Associates; 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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