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  • We acquired this object.

1931

  • Work on this object began.

2021

2022

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Pamphlet, Late Night Final, The Phoenix Theatre

This is a Pamphlet. It was designed by E. McKnight Kauffer and printed by John Waddington Ltd.. It is dated 1931. Its medium is letterpress. It is a part of the department.

In the late 1920s and early 1930s, Kauffer was involved with many theatrical organizations ranging from the experimental to the mainstream. He designed logos and programs for many of them. When Sidney Bernstein (1899–1993), a cofounder of the Film Society, opened the new Phoenix Theatre, Kauffer produced a logo featuring an elegant phoenix, a mythological bird rising from the flames.

It is credited Private collection, New York.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 24.9 × 18.7 cm (9 13/16 × 7 3/8 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Underground Modernist: E. McKnight Kauffer.

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