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1933

  • Work on this object began.

1943

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1963

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Print, Summer Shell from May to October, ca. 1938

This is a Print. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) Shell-Mex and BP Ltd.. It is dated ca. 1938 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is offset lithograph on 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

33 × 22.7 cm (13 × 8 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black, upper left: FOR INSERTION IN / GENERAL NEWSPAPERS; lower right: S 548'4523

Cite this object as

Print, Summer Shell from May to October, ca. 1938; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; offset lithograph on paper; 33 × 22.7 cm (13 × 8 15/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-581

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