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Drawing, Design for "L.C.C. Evening Classes, Quickest Way Underground", June 18, 1935

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) London Passenger Transport Board. It is dated June 18, 1935 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is brush and gouache, photomontage on paper. 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.

Its dimensions are

31.5 × 20.2 cm (12 3/8 × 7 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Verso, date stamp: 18 June 1935

It is signed

Signed in black gouache, lower right: E. McK. K.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: This head for palette.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for "L.C.C. Evening Classes, Quickest Way Underground", June 18, 1935; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); England; brush and gouache, photomontage on paper; 31.5 × 20.2 cm (12 3/8 × 7 15/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-506

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