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Drawing, Study for "For the Zoo", 1931

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) London Passenger Transport Board. It is dated 1931 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is graphite, brush and gouache on thick 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

46.9 × 38.5 cm (18 7/16 × 15 3/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in black gouache, lower right: E. McKnight Kauffer 1931.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for "For the Zoo", 1931; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; graphite, brush and gouache on thick paper; 46.9 × 38.5 cm (18 7/16 × 15 3/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-520

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