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1915

  • Work on this object began.

1916

  • Work on this object ended.

1963

  • We acquired this object.

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Poster, Godstone, 1915–1916

This is a Poster. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and printed by Johnson, Riddle & Company Ltd. and Johnson, Riddle & Company Ltd. and made for (as the client) Underground Electric Railways of London Company Ltd.. It is dated 1915–1916 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 and catalogued by Virginia McBride and Kristina Parsons. It is credited Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer.

Its dimensions are

76.3 × 51 cm (30 1/16 × 20 1/16 in.)

It is signed

Stylized monogram printed in script, in red ink, lower right: E / K / 1915 [squared]

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, lower right: ELECTRIC RAILWAYS HOUSE, BROADWAY, WESTMINSTER, S.W. 630 – 1500 – 1 -16; lower left: JOHNSON. RIDDLE & CO., LTD., LONDON, S.E.

Cite this object as

Poster, Godstone, 1915–1916; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); England; offset lithograph on paper, lined; 76.3 × 51 cm (30 1/16 × 20 1/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-14

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