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1920

  • Work on this object began.

1935

  • Work on this object ended.

1963

  • We acquired this object.

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Poster, A Subway Poster Pulls, before 1935

This is a Poster. It was created by Edward McKnight Kauffer. It is dated before 1935 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is screenprint on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled Laws of Attraction.

This object was donated by Mrs. Edward McKnight Kauffer. It is credited Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer.

Its dimensions are

(linen backing): 125.7 x 84.7 cm (49 1/2 x 33 3/8 in.) (irreg.): 76.2 x 116.8 cm (30 x 46 in.)

It is signed

Signed in gray, lower right: E. McKnight Kauffer.

It is inscribed

Lower right in gray: NYSA [logo]

Cite this object as

Poster, A Subway Poster Pulls, before 1935; Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; screenprint on paper; (linen backing): 125.7 x 84.7 cm (49 1/2 x 33 3/8 in.) (irreg.): 76.2 x 116.8 cm (30 x 46 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-119

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