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What is this?

Perspectival view of a row of identically-dressed men—in black jacket and striped gray and black slacks, and hats—all are facing the wall. Right side has checkerboard floor in peach and terracotta; a man can be seen in lower right cropped off. Center, in tan: THE THEATER. / VERY PARCO. Japanese characters, upper right.

This is a poster from Japan. It is dated ca. 1970–83 and we acquired it in 1998. Gift of James Howard Fraser.

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Its medium is

lithograph on paper

Its dimensions are

104 x 72.7 cm (40 15/16 x 28 5/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Imprinted in black, upper left: ART DIRECTION & DESIGN: EIKO ISHIOKA/COPY WRITING: SHIGESATO ITOI/ILLUSTRATION: KAZUYUKI ONDA

This object was illustrated by Kazuyuki Onda and designed by Eiko Ishioka and the art director was Eiko Ishioka

This object was donated by James Howard Fraser

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