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Poster, Whitsuntide Holiday, 1933

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 1933 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is offset lithograph on wove 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

102.7 × 63.9 cm (40 7/16 × 25 3/16 in.)

It is signed

Printed in script, in blue ink, lower right: E McKnight Kauffer

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, lower left: 982/1500/4.33.; lower right: VINCENT BROOKS, DAY & SON, LTD. LONDON. W.C.2.

Cite this object as

Poster, Whitsuntide Holiday, 1933; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); England; offset lithograph on wove paper mounted on board; 102.7 × 63.9 cm (40 7/16 × 25 3/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-52

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