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Poster, March for Peace and Justice, 1982

This is a Poster. It was designed by Seymour Chwast. It is dated 1982 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was catalogued by Julie Pastor. It is credited Gift of Steven Heller and Karrie Jacobs.

Its dimensions are

61.3 x 44.5 cm (24 1/8 x 17 1/2 in.)

It is signed

Printed in black ink, lower right: ©1982 Seymour Chwast

It is inscribed

In red, green, blue, purple, top: MARCH; in gray, within orange rectangle, center top: JUNE 12 NEW YORK; in gray, within orange rectangle, upper left: FOR PEACE & JUSTICE; in gray, within orange rectangle, center left: TO SUPPORT / THE UNITED NATIONS / SPECIAL SESSION ON / DISARMAMENT AND / TO CALL / FOR A FREEZE AND / REDUCTION OF ALL / NUCLEAR WEAPONS / AND A TRANSFER OF / MILITARY BUDGETS / TO HUMAN NEEDS./ JUNE 12 / RALLY COMMITTEE / 853 BROADWAY / ROOM 2109 / NEW YORK, N.Y. 10003 / (212) 460- 8980; in black, lower left: LOCAL CONTACT:

Cite this object as

Poster, March for Peace and Justice, 1982; Designed by Seymour Chwast (American, b. 1931); USA; lithograph on paper; 61.3 x 44.5 cm (24 1/8 x 17 1/2 in.); Gift of Steven Heller and Karrie Jacobs; 1993-53-84

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition How Posters Work.

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