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1975

  • Work on this object began.

1997

  • We acquired this object.

2016

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Poster, Boston, A New National Park

This is a Poster. It was designed by Paul Rand and made for (as the client) National Park Service. It is dated 1975 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is offset lithograph on white wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Ken Friedman. It is credited Gift of Ken Friedman.

Its dimensions are

106.7 x 71.1 cm (42 x 28 in. )

It is signed

In black marker upper right corner: Paul Rand '75

It is inscribed

Imprinted in black below title in three columns: Boston National Historical Park: Faneuil Hall / Paul Revere House / Old North Church. Old South Meeting House / Old State House / Bunker HIll / Charlestown Navy Yard. National Park Service / U.S. Department of the Interior. Imprinted in black lower center: For sale by the Superintendent of Documents U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 Stock No. 024-005-00616-8 [star] GPO 1975-211-318/4

Cite this object as

Poster, Boston, A New National Park; Designed by Paul Rand (American, 1914–1996); offset lithograph on white wove paper; 106.7 x 71.1 cm (42 x 28 in. ); Gift of Ken Friedman; 1997-19-241

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