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1921

  • Work on this object began.

1922

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1963

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Poster, Kuan-Yin, Victoria and Albert Musuem, 1921–1922

This is a Poster. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) Underground Electric Railways of London Company Ltd.. It is dated 1921–1922 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. It is credited Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer.

Its dimensions are

99.4 × 60.9 cm (39 1/8 × 24 in.)

It is signed

Printed in script, in burgundy ink, upper right: EDWARD / McKNIGHT / KAUFFER / 1921

It is inscribed

Printed in burgundy ink, lower left: 1056. 1000 20-9-22; lower right: ELECTRIC RAILWAY HOUSE, BROADWAY, WESTMINSTER. S.W.I.

Cite this object as

Poster, Kuan-Yin, Victoria and Albert Musuem, 1921–1922; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); England; offset lithograph on paper, lined; 99.4 × 60.9 cm (39 1/8 × 24 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-20

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