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Poster, Winston Churchill: The Wilderness Years, 1981

This is a Poster. It is dated 1981 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

117.3 × 76.4 cm (46 3/16 × 30 1/16 in.)

It is signed

Printed in white script, vertically, center right: Ivan Chermayeff.

It is inscribed

Printed in white ink, lower right: Winston Churchill: / The Wilderness Yeras / He lost favor, brooded, fought and waited. / The time before his finest hour. / Starring Robert Hardy as Winston / Sian Phillips as Clementine / Mobil Masterpiece Theatre / Beginning January 16 / Sundays at 9pm Channel 13 PBS / Recommended by the National Education Association. Winston Churchill: The Wilderness Years, published by Houghton Mifflin Company, available at local bookstores.; lower left: Mobil [logo]

Cite this object as

Poster, Winston Churchill: The Wilderness Years, 1981; USA; lithograph on paper; 117.3 × 76.4 cm (46 3/16 × 30 1/16 in.); 1987-23-4

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