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1950

  • Work on this object began.

1963

  • We acquired this object.

2013

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Poster, Holy Year, 1950

This is a Poster. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) American Airlines. It is dated 1950 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

102 × 76.3 cm (40 3/16 × 30 1/16 in.)

It is signed

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

It is inscribed

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

Cite this object as

Poster, Holy Year, 1950; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; offset lithograph on paper; 102 × 76.3 cm (40 3/16 × 30 1/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-146

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