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Drawing, Study for "Official for Winter Double Shell Lubricating Oil" Poster, ca. 1935

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. 1935 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is brush and black wash, gouache, graphite on wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Edward McKnight Kauffer and catalogued by Virginia McBride and Kristina Parsons. It is credited Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer.

Its dimensions are

20.4 × 40.7 cm (8 1/16 in. × 16 in.)

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Drawing, Study for "Official for Winter Double Shell Lubricating Oil" Poster, ca. 1935; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; brush and black wash, gouache, graphite on wove paper; 20.4 × 40.7 cm (8 1/16 in. × 16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-543

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