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Drawing, Study for an Advertisement, "Listen to Me", October 21, 1935

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) Gas Light and Coke Company. It is dated October 21, 1935 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is 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

34.5 × 24 cm (13 9/16 × 9 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in ink, verso: 21 October 1935

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for an Advertisement, "Listen to Me", October 21, 1935; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); England; graphite on paper; 34.5 × 24 cm (13 9/16 × 9 7/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-647

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