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1941

  • Work on this object began.

1980

  • We acquired this object.

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Poster, Give 'em Both Barrels, 1941

This is a poster. It was designed by Jean Carlu and printed by U. S. Government Printing Office. It is dated 1941 and we acquired it in 1980. Its medium is offset lithograph on wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled Shocked and Appealed.

It is credited Gift of Unknown Donor.

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Its dimensions are

76.2 x 101.6 cm (30 x 40 in.)

Cite this object as

Poster, Give 'em Both Barrels, 1941; Designed by Jean Carlu ; USA; offset lithograph on wove paper; 76.2 x 101.6 cm (30 x 40 in.); Gift of Unknown Donor; 1980-32-1201

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