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1948

  • Work on this object began.

1963

  • We acquired this object.

2013

2019

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Poster, East Coast, 1948

This is a Poster. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) American Airlines. It is dated 1948 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

101.7 × 76.2 cm (40 1/16 × 30 in.)

It is signed

Printed in script, in white ink, lower right: E.McKnight Kauffer ‘48

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, lower left: LITHO IN U. S. A.

Cite this object as

Poster, East Coast, 1948; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; offset lithograph on paper; 101.7 × 76.2 cm (40 1/16 × 30 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-142

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