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Poster, Something's Wrong When Frigidaire and Westinghouse Do a Better Job of Housing the Homeless than New York City, ca. 1980–95

This is a Poster. It was designed by Peter Cohen and made for (as the client) Coalition for the Homeless. It is dated ca. 1980–95 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is printed on corrugated paperboard. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Coalition for the Homeless. It is credited Gift of the Coalition for the Homeless.

Its dimensions are

46.2 x 76.3 cm (18 3/16 x 30 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Imprinted in black, lower margin, text about homelessness in NYC

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Poster, Something's Wrong When Frigidaire and Westinghouse Do a Better Job of Housing the Homeless than New York City, ca. 1980–95; Designed by Peter Cohen ; USA; printed on corrugated paperboard; 46.2 x 76.3 cm (18 3/16 x 30 1/16 in.); Gift of the Coalition for the Homeless; 1995-67-2

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