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1976

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Poster, Yankee Flame for Mobil, America: The Third Century

This is a Poster. It was designed by Ben Schonzeit. It is dated 1976 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

88.9 x 60.6 cm (35 x 23 7/8 in. )

It is inscribed

Imprinted in black below image lower right: America: the third century. Imprinted in black Imprinted in black below title: Yankee Flame by Ben Schonzeit: From a series commissioned by Mobil Oil Corporation for the Bicentennial. Recogonized by the American Revolution Bicentennial Administration. Imprinted in black at lower left corner: Mobil above a star logo encircled by the text: American Revolution Bicentennial 1776-1976.

Cite this object as

Poster, Yankee Flame for Mobil, America: The Third Century; Designed by Ben Schonzeit ; offset lithograph on white wove paper; 88.9 x 60.6 cm (35 x 23 7/8 in. ); Gift of Ken Friedman; 1997-19-263

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