Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Luggage Labels
  • Nancy Reitkopf
    born 1938
  • Luggage Labels, 1968
  • S.M.S. No. 1
  • Where object was made: United States
  • offset lithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 135 x 106 mm
    Object Height/Width: 5 5/16 x 4 3/16 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund and Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William Shearburn
  • Not on display
  • 1994.0027.11.a

One of six colorful luggage labels, each referencing a disaster.

Andrea Doria - rounded banner shape, with green, white, and red stripes arranged vertically behind the image of a ship. Above are spaces for passenger’s name, sailing, cabin, and final destination; Andrea Doria in block letters.