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: 121 x 198 mm
    Object Height/Width: 4 3/4 x 7 13/16 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund and Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William Shearburn
  • Not on display
  • 1994.0027.11.e

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

Hindenburg - oval label with HINDENBURG at top and bottom long sides, swastika encircled in red outline at left and right; center has image of derigible with two Nazi Germany flags on its tail, set against a light blue sky.