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1973

  • Work on this object began.

1993

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2023

  • You found it!

Poster, Gandhi

This is a Poster. It was designed by Ben Shahn and printed by The Print Shop and published by War Resisters League. It is dated 1973 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is offset lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Karrie Jacobs and Steven Heller. It is credited Gift of Steven Heller and Karrie Jacobs.

Its dimensions are

43 x 28 cm (16 15/16 in. x 11 in.)

It is signed

Signed in print: Ben Shahn

It is inscribed

Imprinted in brown ink on bottom: distributed by the War Resisters Leagueto celebrate its 60th Anniversary WRL, 339 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10012; in lower left corner: The print shop logo

Cite this object as

Poster, Gandhi; Designed by Ben Shahn (Lithuanian, active USA, 1898–1969); Printed by The Print Shop; Published by War Resisters League; USA; offset lithograph on paper; 43 x 28 cm (16 15/16 in. x 11 in.); Gift of Steven Heller and Karrie Jacobs; 1993-53-89

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