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Poster, London Music Festival, 1939

This is a Poster. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer. It is dated 1939 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.

Its dimensions are

43 × 50.8 cm (16 15/16 × 20 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped in purple ink, upper left: MADE IN ENGLAND

It is signed

Printed in script, in black ink, upper left: E. McKnight Kauffer / ‘39

It is inscribed

Inscribed in lower left margin: 39.3063.1000

Cite this object as

Poster, London Music Festival, 1939; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); England; offset lithograph on paper, lined; 43 × 50.8 cm (16 15/16 × 20 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-106

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