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Poster, A Pillar'd Shade, 1932

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 1932 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is offset lithograph on paper mounted on board. 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

101.3 × 64 cm (39 7/8 × 25 3/16 in.)

It is signed

Printed in script, in light green ink, lower left: E. McKnight Kauffer

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, lower right: VINCENT BROOKS, DAY & SON, LTD. LITH. LONDON. W.C.2; lower left: 557-1000 3/32.

Cite this object as

Poster, A Pillar'd Shade, 1932; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); England; offset lithograph on paper mounted on board; 101.3 × 64 cm (39 7/8 × 25 3/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-49

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