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Poster, Oxhey Woods

This is a Poster. It was designed by E. McKnight Kauffer and printed by Waterlow & Sons, Ltd. and made for (as the client) Underground Electric Railways of London Company Ltd.. It is dated 1915 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is offset lithograph on paper, lined. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Edward McKnight Kauffer. It is credited Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer.

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Its dimensions are

75.9 × 50.5 cm (29 7/8 × 19 7/8 in.)

It is signed

Printed in script, in black ink, lower right: E.McKNIGHT / KAUFFER / -15.

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, lower left: 154 1500 6-4 15; lower center: WATERLOW & SONS LIMITED PRINTERS DUNSTABLE & LONDON; lower right: ELECTRIC RAILWAY HOUSE, BROADWAY, WESTMINSTER, S.W.

Cite this object as

Poster, Oxhey Woods; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); Printed by Waterlow & Sons, Ltd.; Client: Underground Electric Railways of London Company Ltd.; England; offset lithograph on paper, lined; 75.9 × 50.5 cm (29 7/8 × 19 7/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-13

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