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1947

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1963

  • We acquired this object.

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Poster, American Airlines Over the World, 1947

This is a Poster. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) American Airlines. It is dated 1947 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

107 × 81 cm (42 1/8 × 31 7/8 in.)

It is signed

Printed in script in yellow ink, lower right: E. McKnight Kauffer ‘47

Cite this object as

Poster, American Airlines Over the World, 1947; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; offset lithograph on paper, lined; 107 × 81 cm (42 1/8 × 31 7/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-134

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