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Poster, The Tower of London, 1934

This is a Poster. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and printed by Vincent Brooks, Day & Son and made for (as the client) London Passenger Transport Board. It is dated 1934 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

101.4 × 63.3 cm (39 15/16 × 24 15/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in black ink, center left: E McKnight Kauffer ‘34

It is inscribed

Printed in tan ink, lower left: 4/9/34/3433 1500; lower right: VINCENT BROOKS, DAY & SON LTD LONDON. W.C.2.

Cite this object as

Poster, The Tower of London, 1934; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); England; offset lithograph on wove paper mounted on board; 101.4 × 63.3 cm (39 15/16 × 24 15/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-53

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