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Drawing, Study for an Exhibition Annoucement, 1934

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 1934 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is brush and gouache on black 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

15.5 × 13 cm (6 1/8 × 5 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in red crayon, lower right: 1934

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for an Exhibition Annoucement, 1934; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; brush and gouache on black paper; 15.5 × 13 cm (6 1/8 × 5 1/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-542

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