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1944

  • Work on this object began.

1954

  • Work on this object ended.

1963

  • We acquired this object.

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Print, Hunger on Wheels, ca. 1949

This is a Print. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) New York Subway Advertising Company. It is dated ca. 1949 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is lithograph on coated 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

14 × 26.8 cm (5 1/2 × 10 9/16 in.)

It is signed

Printed in script, in black, left center: E. McKnight Kauffer.

It is inscribed

On verso, description of Kauffer and this particular commission.

Cite this object as

Print, Hunger on Wheels, ca. 1949; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; lithograph on coated paper; 14 × 26.8 cm (5 1/2 × 10 9/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-609

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