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1986

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1993

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Poster, The Mozamgola Caper, 1986

This is a Poster. It is dated 1986 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Steven Heller and Karrie Jacobs.

Its dimensions are

42.8 x 28 cm (16 7/8 x 11 in.)

It is signed

Signed in printed black ink, lower margin: graphic/design © 1986 Lincoln Cushing

It is inscribed

Printed in black printed text, surrounding red stars, upper left and right: SAN FRANCISCO / MIME TROUPE; in black printed text, upper margin: THE SAN FRANCISCO / MIME TROUPE / Presents a New Spy Thriller; in yellow, lower center: THE MOZAMGOLA CAPER; in black, lower center: A new African nation is up for grabs and everyone wants a piece of the action. Diamonds, guns, counterrevolution and the CIA are featured in this spy/thriller. See American foreign policy in action--it's deadly!

Cite this object as

Poster, The Mozamgola Caper, 1986; USA; lithograph on paper; 42.8 x 28 cm (16 7/8 x 11 in.); Gift of Steven Heller and Karrie Jacobs; 1993-53-28

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