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1932

  • Work on this object began.

1963

  • We acquired this object.

2015

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Poster, Go Great Western to Cornwall, 1932

This is a Poster. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and printed by William Brown & Company, Ltd. and made for (as the client) Great Western Railway. It is dated 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

100.2 × 61.4 cm (39 7/16 × 24 3/16 in.)

It is signed

Printed in script, in gray ink, lower right: E. McKnight KAUFFER 32

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, lower left: No 15.; 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, 1932; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; lithograph on paper, lined; 100.2 × 61.4 cm (39 7/16 × 24 3/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-60

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