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Print, Design for Musical Score Cover, for "Checkmate", 1937

This is a Print. It was music composed by Arthur Bliss and designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and published by Novello and Company, Ltd. and production directed by Ninette de Valois and made for (as the client) Novello and Company, Ltd.. It is dated 1937 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

32 × 23.7 cm (12 5/8 × 9 5/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in blue gouache, lower right: E. Mcknight Kauffer

Cite this object as

Print, Design for Musical Score Cover, for "Checkmate", 1937; Music composed by Arthur Bliss (British, 1891–1975); USA; offset lithograph on paper; 32 × 23.7 cm (12 5/8 × 9 5/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-288

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