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The Magellanic Clouds
  • Diane Wakowski, artist
    born 1937
    born: Whittier, California, United States
    The Letter Edged in Black Press, Inc., publisher
  • The Magellanic Clouds, 1968
  • S.M.S. No. 5
  • Where object was made: United States
  • photolithograph, letterpress
  • Object Height/Width: 175 x 173 mm
    Object Height/Width: 6 7/8 x 6 13/16 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund and Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William Shearburn
  • Not on display
  • 1994.0128.11

The cover has a photo of the poet (Wakowski) shooting a gun. The photo is grooved such that it can be played as a recording of the poet reciting the poem that is typed inside.