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Poster for The Chap-Book, August 1894. A woman dressed in blue at the center of the image stands in a wood, holding a pair of skates. The words The Chap / Book, printed in red cover the lower left portion of the poster. Two-color lithograph: red and blue.

This is a poster from United States. It is dated August 1894 and we acquired it in 2003. Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. Gilbert W. Chapman and Ely Jacques Kahn. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

color zincograph on thin cream wove paper

Its dimensions are

50.8 x 35.6 cm (20 x 14 in.)

It is signed

in stone lower right: BRADLEY

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18697935/ |title=Poster, "The Blue Lady, poster for The Chap-Book", August 1894 |author=Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum |accessdate=18 April 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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