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Legal Tender
  • Bruce Conner, artist
    born: McPherson, Kansas, United States ; died: San Francisco, California, United States
    The Letter Edged in Black Press, Inc., publisher
  • Legal Tender, 1968
  • S.M.S. No. 2
  • Where object was made: United States
  • offset lithograph
  • Object Length/Width: 66.67 x 160.34 mm
    Object Height/Width: 2 5/8 x 6 5/16 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund and Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William Shearburn
  • Not on display
  • 1994.0125.02.a-ac

Craft paper band 1 1/8 inch wide is printed with the words LEGAL TENDER in black. It is wrapped around 28 rectangular bills printed with green abstract design on the front and black abstract design on the back of each bill.