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Poster, Camel-The Bronx Zoo

This is a Poster. We acquired it in 1991. Its medium is screenprint on white paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Peter Bradford.

Its dimensions are

114.4 x 151.1 cm (45 1/16 x 59 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Screenprinted in purple ink on red at LR:THE BRONX ZOO/ our city's keeper/ .../Poster by Stewart Siskind/Project by M351 Group/ School of Visual Arts,Peter Bradford/ Screened by Purrington Impressions/...; at UL: The CAMEL is"the ship of the/desert." He consumes and/stores water in large/quantities in his body cells,/...;factual text in purple ink across recto of poster.

Cite this object as

Poster, Camel-The Bronx Zoo; USA; screenprint on white paper; 114.4 x 151.1 cm (45 1/16 x 59 1/2 in.); Gift of Peter Bradford; 1991-69-8

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