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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: 173 x 87 mm
    Object Height/Width: 6 13/16 x 3 7/16 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund and Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William Shearburn
  • Not on display
  • 1994.0027.11.c

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

Hiroshima - rectangular label with rounded courners, red and white sunburst sky with outline of plane superimposed; below are tile-roofed structures and a distant mountain range; HIROSHIMA at LC in stenciled-block letters.