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1949

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1963

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Poster, Mexico, Festivals Old and New, 1949

This is a Poster. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and printed by The Gugler Lithographic Company and made for (as the client) Pan American World Airways. It is dated 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

107 × 71.3 cm (42 1/8 × 28 1/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in black ink, lower right: E. McKnight Kauffer.

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, lower right: LITHO, IN U.S.A. BY THE GUGLER LITHOGRAPHIC COMPANY

Cite this object as

Poster, Mexico, Festivals Old and New, 1949; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; offset lithograph on paper; 107 × 71.3 cm (42 1/8 × 28 1/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-125-a

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