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Cancelling Out (from the Stamp Collection) / Poehlmann, Joanna., 1988

Identifier: CC-03808-3880

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Scope and Contents

Box is shaped like a coffin and pages depict cancelled stamp image of famous person along with handwritten quote on some aspect of death by that individual. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.


  • Creation: 1988



0 See container summary (1 soft cover book (accordion) + pages (stamps, ink, photocopied colored) (100 pages) in artist box (cloth, ribbon, wooden)) ; 5.5 x 12.1 x 4.5 cm (book) + 4.7 x 10 x 20.2 cm (box)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Physical Location

shelf second bedroom alcove booklets

Custodial History

The Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry, on loan from Ruth and Marvin A. Sackner and the Sackner Family Partnership.


Published: Milwaukee, Wisconsin : [Publisher not identified]. Signed by: JoAnna Poehlmann 1988 (b.c.- inside front cover). Nationality of creator: American. General: About 10 total copies. About 6 number copy. General: Updated by: MARVIN.

Repository Details

Part of the The Ruth and Marvin Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry Repository

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