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1943

  • Work on this object began.

1953

  • Work on this object ended.

1963

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Design for "Washington", ca. 1948

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) American Airlines. It is dated ca. 1948 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is brush and gouache 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

38.3 × 28 cm (15 1/16 × 11 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for "Washington", ca. 1948; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; brush and gouache on paper; 38.3 × 28 cm (15 1/16 × 11 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-160

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