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1927

  • Work on this object began.

1937

  • Work on this object ended.

1963

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Poster, Go Great Western to Cornwall, ca. 1932

This is a Poster. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) Great Western Railway. It is dated ca. 1932 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is lithograph on paper, lined. 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

100.5 × 61.9 cm (39 9/16 × 24 3/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed in gray ink, center left: E McKnight Kauper’ 26 [sic]

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, lower left: No 13.; lower right: PRINTED BY WILLIAM BROWN & CO. LTD., LONDON. E.C.3. & S.E.1.

Cite this object as

Poster, Go Great Western to Cornwall, ca. 1932; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); England; lithograph on paper, lined; 100.5 × 61.9 cm (39 9/16 × 24 3/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-59

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