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Signal Flag Poems
  • Hannah Weiner, artist
    born: Providence, Rhode Island, United States ; died: Manhattan, New York, United States ; active: United States
    The Letter Edged in Black Press, Inc., publisher
  • Signal Flag Poems, 1968
  • S.M.S. No. 3
  • Where object was made: United States
  • offset lithograph
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Object Height/Width: 197 x 171 mm
    Object Height/Width: 7 3/4 x 6 3/4 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund and Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William Shearburn
  • Not on display
  • 1994.0126.05.a-f
Label Text

Two laminated and glossy folded brochures (a and b). Folded rectangular vellum wrapper with black text (c). Circular wheel and spinner for making chance poetry (d and e). A long strip of colored flags with prose translation on verso (f).