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Graphic Panel, Social Distance, 2020

This is a Graphic panel. It is dated 2020. It is a part of the department.

The phrase “social distance” became common lingo early in the COVID-19 pandemic. To safely shop, work, or wait in line, people were advised to stay six feet (or two meters) apart. Simple markers guided this new behavior.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 167.6 × 167.6 cm (5 ft. 6 in. × 5 ft. 6 in.)

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