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Drawing, Design for "Libres de Temor", July 27, 1942

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) Office of Emergency Management. It is dated July 27, 1942 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is brush and gouache, graphite 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

42.9 × 32.4 cm (16 7/8 × 12 3/4 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite, lower right: Sketch Mck. Kauffer; signed in black ink, lower right: Rough sketch by E. McKnight Kauffer / July 24, 1942

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for "Libres de Temor", July 27, 1942; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; brush and gouache, graphite on paper; 42.9 × 32.4 cm (16 7/8 × 12 3/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-595

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