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Poster, Help Wounded Human Beings, 1937

This is a Poster. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) Spanish Medical Aid Committee. It is dated 1937 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is offset lithograph 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

75.6 × 50.2 cm (29 3/4 × 19 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in purple ink, upper left: MADE IN ENGLND

It is signed

Printed in script, in gray, lower right margin: E McKnight Kauffer

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, lower right: PRINTED & DONATED TO THE SPANISH MEDICAL AID COMMITTEE BY J. WEINER LTD. LONDON. In graphite, lower right margin: 37

Cite this object as

Poster, Help Wounded Human Beings, 1937; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); England; offset lithograph on paper; 75.6 × 50.2 cm (29 3/4 × 19 3/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-107

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