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1926

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1936

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Drawing, Study for "The New Forest, See Britain First on Winter Shell", ca. 1931

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) Shell-Mex and BP Ltd.. It is dated ca. 1931 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is graphite on white 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

26.7 × 20.5 cm (10 1/2 × 8 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

In graphite, center right: deep [illeg.] / Patches of ochre / Veil of frost.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for "The New Forest, See Britain First on Winter Shell", ca. 1931; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; graphite on white paper; 26.7 × 20.5 cm (10 1/2 × 8 1/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-535

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