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Poster, Faraday Centenary, 1931

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 1931 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

100.7 × 62.5 cm (39 5/8 × 24 5/8 in.)

It is signed

Printed in script, in black ink, center: E. McKnight Kauffer / —1931.

It is inscribed

Printed in brown ink, lower right: Vincent Brooks, Day, & Son, Ltd. Lith. London. W.C.2.

Cite this object as

Poster, Faraday Centenary, 1931; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; offset lithograph on paper; 100.7 × 62.5 cm (39 5/8 × 24 5/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-47

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