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Poster, Fires in the Mirror, 1996

This is a Poster. It was designed by Paul Montie. It is dated 1996 and we acquired it in 1998. Its medium is off-set lithography and silkscreen on white glossy paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Fahrenheit. It is credited Gift of Farenheit.

Its dimensions are

50.2 x 48.3 cm (19 3/4 x 19 in. )

It is signed

Imprinted in black, handwritten font, vertically on right side of photo located center-right: "C. Walsh Theatre".

It is inscribed

Imprinted in silver, across bottom: "BY ANNA DEAVERE SMITH DIRECTED BY MARILYN PLOTKINS APRIL 6 - 8, 8 PM". Verso: Imprinted all in black, starting from upper left and across: 1. "Emmanuel Musics/ BRAHMS SERIES/ Craig Smith, Artistic Director/ Leonard Matczynski, Executive Director/..." 2. "Boston Music Theatre Project/ JOAN OF ARC/ Book and Lyrics by Laura Harrington/ Music by Mel Marvin..." 3. "Suffolk Student Theatre/ presents/ FIRES IN THE MIRROR/ by Anna Deavere Smith..." 4. COLLAGE NEW MUSIC/ David Hoose, Music Director/..." 5. "PROMETHEUS DANCE/ Diane Arvanites-Noya, Artistic Directo/..." 6. "RUTH BIRNBERG DANCE/ Ruth Birnberg, choreographer/ Stephen Drury, pianist/..." Imprinted in white, inside black rectangle under each section: "C.Walsh Theatre Suffolk University 55 Temple Street Boston, MA (617) 573-8680".

Cite this object as

Poster, Fires in the Mirror, 1996; Designed by Paul Montie (b. 1965); off-set lithography and silkscreen on white glossy paper; 50.2 x 48.3 cm (19 3/4 x 19 in. ); Gift of Farenheit; 1997-164-1

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