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Catalog Number 2015.037.003
Description Framed Color Poster, Sunset Magazine June 1978, 1979. Poster of original magazine cover art that was printed at a later date and displayed in the Sunset Magazine offices. Offset color lithograph on paper shows an image of a man and a woman paddling a yellow canoe in a deep blue body of water (Lake Tahoe) with a mountain range visible along the horizon. The canoe is visible at mid-ground, just left of center on the page. Several large smooth rocks are visible in the foreground along the bottom of the image. Small black text at top reads, "June 1978" and "95 cents." Text across the top margin in large white cursive font reads, "SUNSET." Small black text below continues, "The Magazine of Western Living." The poster's frame is gilded wood with a pattern of three-dimensional curved decoration on all sides.
Object Name Poster
Collection 3D - Advertising Media
Title Framed Color Poster, Sunset Magazine June 1978, 1979
Date 1979
Creator Plate, Norman A.
Role Photographer
Creator Sunset Magazine
Role Publisher
Inscription Text "June 1978" (small black text, top center); "95 cents" (small black text, top right); "SUNSET" (large white cursive font across top margin); "The Magazine of Western Living" (small black text across top margin)
Provenance This framed poster was orignally on display at Sunset Publishing's main headquarters in Menlo Park, CA.
Dimensions H-29.875 W-21.375 D-0.75 inches
Dimension Details 29.875 x 21.375 x 0.75 (framed dimensions)
Search Terms Landscape
Poster
Posters
Sierra Nevada
Sunset Magazine
Subjects Boats
Lakes & ponds
Landscape photographs
Magazine covers
Magazine publishing industry
Posters
People Plate, Norman A.