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Drawing, Design for "Spring in the Country" Poster, ca. 1936

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) London Passenger Transport Board. It is dated ca. 1936 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is brush and gouache, photomontage on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

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

Its dimensions are

30.4 × 18.7 cm (11 15/16 × 7 3/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed in brown gouache on leaf, lower right: McK. K.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: 4x5 proportion; lower right: PARKS

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for "Spring in the Country" Poster, ca. 1936; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); England; brush and gouache, photomontage on paper; 30.4 × 18.7 cm (11 15/16 × 7 3/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-510

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