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Print, Design for a Booklet Cover, Come On the Telephone, 1934

This is a Print. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) British General Post Office. It is dated 1934 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is offset lithograph on cream paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

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

Its dimensions are

18.7 × 12.1 cm (7 3/8 × 4 3/4 in.)

It is signed

Printed in script, in brown ink, center left: E. McKnight Kauffer ‘34

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, upper right: GPO [crowned and encircled]

Cite this object as

Print, Design for a Booklet Cover, Come On the Telephone, 1934; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; offset lithograph on cream paper; 18.7 × 12.1 cm (7 3/8 × 4 3/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-579

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