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Poster, Fashion in Flight, American Airlines, ca. 1947

This is a poster. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for American Airlines. It is dated ca. 1947 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is screenprint on tan wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled Fashions in Flight.

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

Our curators have highlighted 4 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

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Its dimensions are

86.7 x 60.8 cm (34 1/8 x 23 15/16 in. )

It is signed

Signed in screen, below image, right: E. McKnight Kauffer

Cite this object as

Poster, Fashion in Flight, American Airlines, ca. 1947; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; screenprint on tan wove paper; 86.7 x 60.8 cm (34 1/8 x 23 15/16 in. ); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-132

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