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Poster, Museum of Natural History, 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 1923 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.

It is signed

Printed in script, in gray ink, center left: e. mcknight; center right: kauffer-

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, lower left: 418. 1000. 6.4.23..; lower right: VINCENT BROOKS, DAY & SON, LTD. LITH. LONDON. W.C.2.

Cite this object as

Poster, Museum of Natural History, 1923; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; offset lithograph on paper; Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-25

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