John Lennon * NEW YORK CITY YEARS * Exhibit Poster 3' x 4' Rare 2009 Mint New Condition : Large Wall Size each poster measures exactly 32" inches wide by 45" inches high. A piece of Rock & Roll History , the Rare Original Official John Lennon * NEW YORK CITY YEARS * Exhibit Poster for the May ~ October 2009 Exhibition at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Annex in Soho New York City ( recently closed in 2010 ). One of the last things visitors will see almost didn’t make it into the exhibit ( which is curated by Lennon’s widow, Yoko Ono, and Jim Henke from the Rock Hall of Fame ) , it’s a small canvas bag from New York’s St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, and it’s wrapped in plastic and labeled “Patient’s Belongings ”. It contains the clothing Lennon was wearing the night he was murdered, and Ono says she thought very long and hard before making the bag the exhibit’s parting shot. The message the bag — and a photo Ono snapped of Lennon’s blood-soaked glasses — sends about gun violence was too powerful to keep private. The message, that more than 932,000 people have died as a result of gun violence since her husband’s murder, was “important for people to see , and for people to understand what violence is about.” It is one powerful piece of this extensive exhibit celebrating Lennon’s love of the Big Apple, and its influence on his art, his life, and ultimately, his death. Among the treasures on display, fans will find Lennon’s iconic “New York City” muscle shirt (stains and all), a number of collages, self-portraits (including one of Lennon’s as the Statue of Liberty), and handwritten lyrics to songs like “Working Class Hero,” “God” and “Woman is the Nigger of the World,” some scribbled on recording studio and hotel stationary. There’s also the Fender Telecaster Lennon played on stage with Elton John at Madison Square Garden in 1974, rare video footage of Lennon and Ono in New York, and the couple’s official declaration of Nutopia: The Country of Peace. The exhibit also chronicles Lennon’s fight against deportation, with his green card, his visa, and letters of support from the likes of Dick Clark and Joan Baez. This Original Poster is Printed in Brilliant Razor-sharp 6 color production on thick advertising poster stock paper. RARE , Authentic , John Lennon * NEW YORK CITY YEARS * Exhibit Poster Collectible ~ ready for framing , or just simply hang as is. Great for a Music Studio or behind a Bar , Living Room , Dorm , Den or Office. * Note : this is the very Rare Authentic Exhibit Poster and has been gently pre-folded 4 ways from the factory and does have the small pea-size authentic ad punch-mark on the very bottom corner of the poster. Will be carefully rolled and shipped in a heavy duty tube and shipped Priority Mail with Delivery Confirmation / Tracking. This Poster is in Mint New Condition. Please email with any questions before purchasing if you are unsure about something. We ONLY accept Money Orders , Cashiers Checks or U.S. Cash as payment ( we do NOT accept personal checks or online payment at all). Please email about local pick-up , we are located in NYC in Times Square. All International Customers MUST email us before purchasing this item.