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Poster, Picadilly Extension, 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, lined. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Edward McKnight Kauffer and catalogued by Virginia McBride and Kristina Parsons. It is credited Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer.

Its dimensions are

100.8 × 63.3 cm (39 11/16 × 24 15/16 in.)

It is signed

Printed in script, in blue ink, upper center: E McKnight Kauffer.

It is inscribed

Printed in maroon ink, lower left: 1751. 2000. 8/32.; lower right: VINCENT BROOKS, DAY & SON, LTD. LITH. LONDON. W.C.2.

Cite this object as

Poster, Picadilly Extension, 1932; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; offset lithograph on paper, lined; 100.8 × 63.3 cm (39 11/16 × 24 15/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-51

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