1. Creator/Author:
  2. Brown University (3)

From Poet to Statesman: A Celebration of the 150th Anniversary of John Hay's Birth poster

Creator:
Brown University
Location:
Rhode Island, Providence
Origin Date:
1988
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 19 3/16 in x 12 1/16 in
Item ID:
71.2009.081.2458
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Fine Art

Description

This poster announces a lecture by Gore Vidal on the life of statesman John Hay. The poster is printed on a gray background with a half-length portrait of John Hay at the top left and the event information printed in red ink to the viewer's right of the portrait. A facsimile of Hay's signature is printed in red ink below the portrait. The lower portion of the poster gives information about a related exhibition on the life of John Hay in red ink along with information on future lectures printed in black ink. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum