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1936

  • Work on this object began.

1997

  • We acquired this object.

2013

2015

2021

  • You found it!

Poster, Milicias de la Cultura/ ha ensenado a/ leer y/ escribir/ en/ un mes a/ 13,142/ soldados analfabetos (Militias of Culture have taught 13,142 illiterate soldiers to read and write in one month)

This is a Poster. It was designed by Álvaro Ponsá. It is dated 1936 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by William P. Mangold. It is credited Gift of William P. Mangold.

Its dimensions are

82.3 x 57.2 cm (32 3/8 x 22 1/2 in.)

It is signed

Signed in black ink, center right: Álvaro Ponsá

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, lower right: LIT. S. DURA SOCIALIZADA U.G.T. C.N.T. VALENCIA

Cite this object as

Poster, Milicias de la Cultura/ ha ensenado a/ leer y/ escribir/ en/ un mes a/ 13,142/ soldados analfabetos (Militias of Culture have taught 13,142 illiterate soldiers to read and write in one month); Designed by Álvaro Ponsá Ramos, Spanish ; Spain; lithograph on paper; 82.3 x 57.2 cm (32 3/8 x 22 1/2 in.); Gift of William P. Mangold; 1997-21-12

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