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What is this?

Woman in a bathing suit at the beach, throwing a large colorful beach ball into the air. Text in blue, above: AMERICAN AIRLINES; in yellow: TO CALIFORNIA [logo of American Airlines].

This is a poster from United States. It is dated ca. 1947 and we acquired it in 1963. Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

offset lithograph on paper, lined

Its dimensions are

104.4 x 78.5 cm (41 1/8 x 30 7/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed in blue ink, lower right: E. McKnight Kauffer

This object was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer

This object was donated by Mrs. Edward McKnight Kauffer

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18447257/ |title=Poster, "American Airlines to California", ca. 1947 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=29 November 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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