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Poster, Sun and Sea, from 1776 USA 1976: Bicentennial Prints, 1975

This is a Poster. It is dated 1975 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is lithograph on heavy white wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 50.9 × 40.8 cm (20 1/16 × 16 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in black script, center: If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, / and endeavors to live a life which he has imagined, / he will meet with a success unexpected in common dreams. / Thoreau; in black, lower right: © FAIRFIELD PORTER 1975

Cite this object as

Poster, Sun and Sea, from 1776 USA 1976: Bicentennial Prints, 1975; lithograph on heavy white wove paper; H x W: 50.9 × 40.8 cm (20 1/16 × 16 1/16 in.); 1975-47-6

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