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1949

  • Work on this object began.

1963

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2019

Poster, For Quick Results–Ship by Clipper Cargo, 1949

This is a Poster. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer 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, lined. 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

106.9 × 71.2 cm (42 1/16 × 28 1/16 in.)

It is signed

Printed in script, in yellow ink, lower right: E. McKnight Kauffer

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, bottom left margin: Copyright 1949, PAN AMERICAN AIRLINES, INC.; bottom right margin: Litho. in U.S.A.—2462

Cite this object as

Poster, For Quick Results–Ship by Clipper Cargo, 1949; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; offset lithograph on paper, lined; 106.9 × 71.2 cm (42 1/16 × 28 1/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-126

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