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1917

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Poster, Gee I wish I were a Man, I'd Join the Navy, after 1917

This is a Poster. It was designed by Howard Chandler Christy. It is dated after 1917 and we acquired it in 1980. Its medium is lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Petticoats in the Navy.

It is credited Gift of Unknown Donor.

Its dimensions are

104.1 x 68.6 cm (41 x 27 in.)

Cite this object as

Poster, Gee I wish I were a Man, I'd Join the Navy, after 1917; Designed by Howard Chandler Christy (American, 1872 - 1952); USA; lithograph on paper; 104.1 x 68.6 cm (41 x 27 in.); Gift of Unknown Donor; 1980-32-1170

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