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1944

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Book Cover, The Hero with a Thousand Faces by Joseph Campbell, ca. 1949

This is a Book cover. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) Pantheon. It is dated ca. 1949 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

24 × 53.5 cm (9 7/16 × 21 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Book Cover, The Hero with a Thousand Faces by Joseph Campbell, ca. 1949; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; offset lithograph on paper; 24 × 53.5 cm (9 7/16 × 21 1/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-1186

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