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Drawing, Study for a General Post Office Poster, November 5, 1936

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) British General Post Office. It is dated November 5, 1936 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is brush and gouache, graphite on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

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

Its dimensions are

17.5 × 19.5 cm (6 7/8 × 7 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in ink, verso: 5 November 1936.

It is signed

Signed in white gouache, lower right: McK.K.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for a General Post Office Poster, November 5, 1936; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); England; brush and gouache, graphite on paper; 17.5 × 19.5 cm (6 7/8 × 7 11/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-523

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