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1922

  • Work on this object began.

1923

  • Work on this object ended.

1963

  • We acquired this object.

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Poster, London History at the London Museum, 1922–1923

This is a Poster. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and printed by Vincent Brooks, Day & Son and made for (as the client) Underground Electric Railways of London Company Ltd.. It is dated 1922–1923 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

101.9 × 59.8 cm (40 1/8 × 23 9/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in grey ink, center right: E.McK. KAUFFER. 22

It is inscribed

Printed in grey ink, lower left: 171. 1000. 8-2-23.; lower right: VINCENT BROOKS DAY & SON LTD. LITH. LONDON. w.C.2.

Cite this object as

Poster, London History at the London Museum, 1922–1923; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); England; offset lithograph on paper, lined; 101.9 × 59.8 cm (40 1/8 × 23 9/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-24

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