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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 "Off to Europe" Poster, 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 tracing paper. 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

24.8 × 19.7 cm (9 3/4 × 7 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for "Off to Europe" Poster, ca. 1948; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; brush and gouache on tracing paper; 24.8 × 19.7 cm (9 3/4 × 7 3/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-163

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