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1928

  • Work on this object began.

1938

  • Work on this object ended.

1963

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Drawing, Study for an Advertisement, Shell, ca. 1933

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. 1933 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is brush and black gouache, 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

17.8 × 17 cm (7 × 6 11/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for an Advertisement, Shell, ca. 1933; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; brush and black gouache, graphite on white paper; 17.8 × 17 cm (7 × 6 11/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-536

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