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Poster, Town for Memphis, 1983

This is a Poster. It was designed by George J. Sowden. It is dated 1983 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is offset lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Nathalie Du Pasquier and George J. Sowden. It is credited Gift of Nathalie du Pasquier and George J. Sowden.

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Its dimensions are

49 x 70.2 cm (19 5/16 x 27 5/8 in.) Mat: 55.9 × 71.1 cm (22 × 28 in.)

Cite this object as

Poster, Town for Memphis, 1983; Designed by George J. Sowden (British, b. 1942); USA; offset lithograph on paper; 49 x 70.2 cm (19 5/16 x 27 5/8 in.) Mat: 55.9 × 71.1 cm (22 × 28 in.); Gift of Nathalie du Pasquier and George J. Sowden; 1985-69-6

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Energizing the Everyday: Gifts From the George R. Kravis II Collection.

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