Poster, Quickest Way by Air Mail, 1937
This is a Poster. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) British General Post Office. It is dated 1937 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is offset lithograph mounted on linen. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
This object was
Mrs. Edward McKnight Kauffer.
It is credited
Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer.
Its dimensions are
75.7 × 50.5 cm (29 13/16 × 19 7/8 in.)
It is signed
Printed in script, in black ink, center right: E McKnight Kauffer 1935
It is inscribed
Printed in black ink, lower left corner: P.R.D 111.; lower right: GPO [crowned and encircled]
Cite this object as
Poster, Quickest Way by Air Mail, 1937; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); England; offset lithograph mounted on linen; 75.7 × 50.5 cm (29 13/16 × 19 7/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-71
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.