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1943

  • Work on this object began.

1953

  • Work on this object ended.

1963

  • We acquired this object.

2013

2020

  • You found it!

Poster, American Airlines to New England, 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

101.4 × 76.3 cm (39 15/16 × 30 1/16 in.)

It is signed

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

It is inscribed

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

Cite this object as

Poster, American Airlines to New England, 1948; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; offset lithograph on paper; 101.4 × 76.3 cm (39 15/16 × 30 1/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-147

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