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1942

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1952

  • Work on this object ended.

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Poster, Rails to Sales, Subway Posters, ca. 1947

This is a Poster. It was designed by Otis Shepard and collaborator: Dorothy Van Gorder and made for (as the client) New York Subway Advertising Company. It is dated ca. 1947 and we acquired it in 2018. Its medium is lithograph on paper, lined. It is a part of the department.

This object was donated by Merrill Berman. It is credited Gift of Merrill C. Berman.

Its dimensions are

89.5 × 75.2 cm (35 1/4 × 29 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Poster, Rails to Sales, Subway Posters, ca. 1947; Designed by Otis Shepard (American, 1894–1969); lithograph on paper, lined; 89.5 × 75.2 cm (35 1/4 × 29 5/8 in.); Gift of Merrill C. Berman; 2018-39-4

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