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Drawing, Study for "Use Your Health Services", June 30, 1937

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer. It is dated June 30, 1937 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is brush and gouache, color pencil, graphite on cream tracing 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

23.7 × 16.4 cm (9 5/16 × 6 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped in purple ink, on verso: 30 June 1937

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, at top: TO BUILD A FITTER BRITAIN [crossed out] / BUILDING A FITTER BRITAIN.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for "Use Your Health Services", June 30, 1937; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; brush and gouache, color pencil, graphite on cream tracing paper; 23.7 × 16.4 cm (9 5/16 × 6 7/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-533

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