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1947

  • Work on this object began.

1963

  • We acquired this object.

2019

  • You found it!

Print, A Subway Poster Pulls, 1947

This is a Print. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) New York Subway Advertising Company. It is dated 1947 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is 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

21.6 × 13.9 cm (8 1/2 × 5 1/2 in.)

It is signed

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

Cite this object as

Print, A Subway Poster Pulls, 1947; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; lithograph on paper; 21.6 × 13.9 cm (8 1/2 × 5 1/2 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-166-d

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