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Object ID 001899

Object Name Man of La Mancha poster

Object Desc Print poster for theater performance of Man of La Mancha at the Wisconsin Union Theater. Red background with red and black ink. Graphic of two men and a woman at lower edge.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002052

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Advertising/Promo


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location 3rd Floor Hallway South

Object Date 1968

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End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords theatre,posters,advertising,signs,Man of La Mancha,Wisconsin Union Theater,Atkinson, David,Wasserman, Dale,Don Quixote,University of Wisconsin,

Title Man of La Mancha poster

Description Print poster on cardstock for Man of La Mancha. Franed with glass front and cardboard on back attached with masking tape. Poster has white border with red rectangular shape at top. Text at top, "Man of La Mancha". below is text listing awards with two plant stems around. Offset to left at bottom of red box is outlined graphic of Miguel de Cervantes, Sancho, & Aldonza. Behind woman is cast info in white box. At bottom is text "Wisconsin Union Theater/ Sunday December 15 - 2:30 & 8:00 P.M. / Monday December 16 - 8:00 P.M. / Presented by Wisconsin Union Theater Committee"


Approx Collection Date

Height 22.5

Length 0

Width 17.75

Depth 0.5

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Al Hirshfeld

Maker Details Albert Hirschfeld was a caricaturist. He often drew Broadway actors, singers, adn dancers. The illustratiosn would appear in the New York Times for the play's opening.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2052



Date APR 4,2014

Summary good

Assessor BN

Notes Overall, some minor yellowing in spots on edges. At top left and right corners the cardstock is creased. At right coner, crease 2" from right edge extends about 6" down. On left edge about 3" from top there are black marks. Each corner has pin hole from hanging. Some red ink has worn off with white underneath exposed in small spots throughouth. At top 1/2 just above Cervantes' head there are two black dots. Frame is has light surface scuff marks. On back masking tape is brittle, oose around left and right edges, lower right corner at at top to left of center. Cardboard has white markings from wear.