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Poster, The Brooklyn Children's Museum, 1977

This is a Poster. It was designed by Seymour Chwast. It is dated 1977 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Various Donors.

Its dimensions are

63.5 x 48.2 cm (25 x 19 in.)

It is signed

Signed in printed gray ink, lower left: Seymour Chwast

It is inscribed

Printed in black, top: The Brooklyn Children’s Museum / 145 Brooklyn Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11213 (212) 735-4400; in gray, below the toy’s foot at left: TM ©BIAS; in gray, lower right: The Brooklyn Children’s Museum is a Department of the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences

Cite this object as

Poster, The Brooklyn Children's Museum, 1977; Designed by Seymour Chwast (American, b. 1931); USA; lithograph on paper; 63.5 x 48.2 cm (25 x 19 in.); Gift of Various Donors; 1981-29-38

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition How Posters Work.

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