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Poster, The Rainbow to Europe, ca. 1953

This is a Poster. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) Pan American World Airways. It is dated ca. 1953 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

41.9 × 30.5 cm (16 1/2 × 12 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, lower left: Litho in U.S.A.; upper margin: For insertion in your special plastic frame

Cite this object as

Poster, The Rainbow to Europe, ca. 1953; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; offset lithograph on paper; 41.9 × 30.5 cm (16 1/2 × 12 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-124-b

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