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Poster, Masayoshi Nakajo, Turn on the Light of Sagacity (for NAGOYA Design Center)

This is a Poster. It was designed by Masayoshi Nakaso. It is dated late 20th century and we acquired it in 1996. Its medium is offset lithograph on white paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Unknown donor: unsolicited gift. It is credited Gift of Unknown Donor.

Its dimensions are

102.9 x 72.7 cm (40 1/2 x 28 5/8 in. )

It is signed

Imprinted in black, lower right: Designed by MASAYOSHI NAKAJO In Collaboration with Toppan Printing Co., Ltd. & Takeo Co., Ltd.

It is inscribed

Imprinted in black, top: logo (profile of bird) IdcN International Design Center NAGOUYA INC. followed by Japanese text. Imprinted in black, six inches from bottom: Japanese characters and translation in English "Turn on the Light of Sagacity."

Cite this object as

Poster, Masayoshi Nakajo, Turn on the Light of Sagacity (for NAGOYA Design Center); Designed by Masayoshi Nakajo (Japanese, b. 1933); Japan; offset lithograph on white paper; 102.9 x 72.7 cm (40 1/2 x 28 5/8 in. ); Gift of Unknown Donor; 1996-129-5

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