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1933

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1943

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1963

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Photostat, Shell is Always First, ca. 1938

This is a Photostat. 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 off-white board. 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

25.9 × 16.6 cm (10 3/16 × 6 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Photostat, Shell is Always First, ca. 1938; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; offset lithograph on off-white board; 25.9 × 16.6 cm (10 3/16 × 6 9/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-588

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