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1980

  • Work on this object began.

1981

  • Work on this object ended.

1987

  • We acquired this object.

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Poster, Sunset Song, 1980–81

This is a Poster. It was written by Lewis Grassic Gibbon. It is dated 1980–81 and we acquired it in 1987. Its medium is lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

Its dimensions are

117 × 76.4 cm (46 1/16 × 30 1/16 in.)

It is signed

Printed in black script, right of design: Ivan Chermayeff

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, lower left: by Louis [sic] Grassic Gibbon / Love may change, but the land is eternal. / A drama set in the Scottish highlands in the shadow of war. / A six-part television series beginning August 23 / Sundays at 9 pm Channel 13 PBS / Mobil Masterpiece Theatre Festival of Favorites; lower right: Mobil [logo] MASTERPIECE THEATRE 10TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON 1980-81 [logo]

Cite this object as

Poster, Sunset Song, 1980–81; Written by Lewis Grassic Gibbon (Scottish, 1901 - 1935); USA; lithograph on paper; 117 × 76.4 cm (46 1/16 × 30 1/16 in.); 1987-23-3

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