Poster, The Greatest Show on Earth, 1942
This is a Poster. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey. It is dated 1942 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is lithograph on white wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
This object was
Mrs. Edward McKnight Kauffer.
It is credited
Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer.
Its dimensions are
48.9 × 70.6 cm (19 1/4 × 27 13/16 in.)
It is signed
Printed in script, in blue ink, center right: [abstract symbol] / E McKnight Kauffer
It is inscribed
Printed in black ink, lower left: LITHO. IN U.S.A.
Cite this object as
Poster, The Greatest Show on Earth, 1942; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; lithograph on white wove paper; 48.9 × 70.6 cm (19 1/4 × 27 13/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-115-b