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Print, Design for Letterhead, April 12, 1935

This is a Print. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) Lumium Limited. It is dated April 12, 1935 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is letterpress on white wove 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

7.5 × 21.5 cm (2 15/16 × 8 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped in purple ink, at upper right portion of the page: SENT / 12 APR / 1935 / P. L. H. [all contained within a circle]

It is signed

Signed in graphite, at base of figure: McK K.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, upper right: 10=11 / [large letter X]; at lower left, at foot of the abstract figure: [circle perhaps indicating where the ink has not printed properly on the page]

Cite this object as

Print, Design for Letterhead, April 12, 1935; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); England; letterpress on white wove paper; 7.5 × 21.5 cm (2 15/16 × 8 7/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-690-a

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