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Print, American Airlines to Boston, 1953

This is a Print. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) American Airlines. It is dated 1953 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

24.6 × 18.4 cm (9 11/16 × 7 1/4 in.)

It is signed

Printed in script in purple ink, lower right: E. McKnight Kauffer ‘53

It is inscribed

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

Cite this object as

Print, American Airlines to Boston, 1953; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; offset lithograph on paper; 24.6 × 18.4 cm (9 11/16 × 7 1/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-165

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