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Poster, Ucieczka King Konga [King Kong Escapes], 1968

This is a Poster. It is dated 1968 and we acquired it in 2010. Its medium is offset lithograph on wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

When the creature in King Kong makes eye contact with the viewer, his gaze is both ominous and endearing.

This object was donated by Marc Benda. It is credited Gift of Sara and Marc Benda.

Its dimensions are

83.8 × 57.3 cm (33 in. × 22 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Poster, Ucieczka King Konga [King Kong Escapes], 1968; offset lithograph on wove paper; 83.8 × 57.3 cm (33 in. × 22 9/16 in.); Gift of Sara and Marc Benda; 2010-21-104

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

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