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1991

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1993

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Poster, Earth Day '91 New York City, 1991

This is a Poster. It was designed by Seymour Chwast. It is dated 1991 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is lithograph on recycled 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

85.5 × 55 cm (33 11/16 × 21 5/8 in.)

It is signed

Printed in black, vertically, lower right of Statue of Liberty: CHWAST

It is inscribed

Printed in red, blue, white, and black, below Statue of Liberty: EARTH DAY 91 / NEW / YORK / CITY; in black, bottom: PAPER: FOX RIVER CIRCA SELECT.../HAFF & DAUGHERTY ...; printed in black, verso bottom: DESIGN: SEYMOUR CHWAST PAPER: FOX RIVER CIRCA SELECT.../HAFF & DAUGHERTY...

Cite this object as

Poster, Earth Day '91 New York City, 1991; Designed by Seymour Chwast (American, b. 1931); USA; lithograph on recycled paper; 85.5 × 55 cm (33 11/16 × 21 5/8 in.); Gift of Steven Heller and Karrie Jacobs; 1993-53-58

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