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Poster, Variant of the Poster: Soaring to Success: The Early Bird, 1918

This is a Poster. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) Daily Herald. It is dated 1918 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is offset color lithograph on white wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Edward McKnight Kauffer and catalogued by Megan L. Smith and Kristina Parsons. It is credited Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer.

Its dimensions are

76.5 × 38.8 cm (30 1/8 × 15 1/4 in.)

It is signed

Signed in gray ink, upper right: E.McKnight Kauffer 1918

It is inscribed

Printed in gray ink, lower right: TBL; in black ink, lower left: Printed in England for Her Majesty’s Stationary Office by UDO (Litho) Ltd., London. Dd. 646737

Cite this object as

Poster, Variant of the Poster: Soaring to Success: The Early Bird, 1918; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); England; offset color lithograph on white wove paper; 76.5 × 38.8 cm (30 1/8 × 15 1/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-1229

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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