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Drawing, Design for Catalogue Cover, ca. 1936

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) Charnaux Patent Corset Co. Ltd.. It is dated ca. 1936 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is brush and gouache on thick black 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

20.4 × 16.5 cm (8 1/16 × 6 1/2 in.)

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Drawing, Design for Catalogue Cover, ca. 1936; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; brush and gouache on thick black paper; 20.4 × 16.5 cm (8 1/16 × 6 1/2 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-659

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