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1943

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1953

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Drawing, Study for "Philadelphian Acrobats", ca. 1948

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer. It is dated ca. 1948 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is orange pencil, graphite on yellow 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

24.1 × 18.8 cm (9 1/2 × 7 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for "Philadelphian Acrobats", ca. 1948; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; orange pencil, graphite on yellow paper; 24.1 × 18.8 cm (9 1/2 × 7 3/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-743

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