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1939

  • Work on this object began.

1949

  • Work on this object ended.

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Drawing, Design for "Keep Your Red Cross at His Side", ca. 1944

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) American Red Cross. It is dated ca. 1944 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

25.2 × 44.6 cm (9 15/16 × 17 9/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in white gouache, lower right: E. McKnight Kauffer

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for "Keep Your Red Cross at His Side", ca. 1944; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; brush and gouache, graphite on paper; 25.2 × 44.6 cm (9 15/16 × 17 9/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-599

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