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Poster, The North Downs, 1915

This is a Poster. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and printed by Johnson, Riddle & Company Ltd. and made for (as the client) Underground Electric Railways of London Company Ltd.. It is dated 1915 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

76.2 × 51.2 cm (30 × 20 3/16 in.)

It is signed

Monogram printed in script, in green ink, lower right: E / K / 1915 [squared]

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, lower left: ELECTRIC RAILWAY HOUSE, BROADWAY, WESTMINSTER, S.W. No. 633-1500-1-16.; lower right: JOHNSON, RIDDLE & CO., LTD., LONDON, S.E.

Cite this object as

Poster, The North Downs, 1915; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); England; offset lithograph on paper, lined; 76.2 × 51.2 cm (30 × 20 3/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-15

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