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1990

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2002

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Poster, Benjamin Franklin, Celebrating 200 Years

This is a Poster. It was designed by Paul Rand. It is dated 1990 and we acquired it in 2002. Its medium is offset lithograph on white wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Marion S. Rand.

Its dimensions are

91.4 x 49.5 cm (36 x 19 1/2 in. )

It is signed

Signature imprinted in dark gray ink, lower right corner: Paul Rand

It is inscribed

Imprinted in black, lower left margin: Typesetting: PDR, New York Printing: Mossberg & Co., South Bend, IN

Cite this object as

Poster, Benjamin Franklin, Celebrating 200 Years; Designed by Paul Rand (American, 1914–1996); USA; offset lithograph on white wove paper; 91.4 x 49.5 cm (36 x 19 1/2 in. ); Gift of Marion S. Rand; 2002-11-10

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