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Poster, See the Model of the New Building

This is a Poster. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and printed by Waterlow & Sons, Ltd. and made for (as the client) London Passenger Transport Board. It is dated ca. 1936 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is lithograph on paper, lined. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Marion Dorn Kauffer. It is credited Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer.

Its dimensions are

101.5 × 63.6 cm (39 15/16 × 25 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in purple ink, lower left: MADE IN ENGLAND

It is signed

Printed in script, in blue ink, center right: E. McKnight Kauffer D. I.

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, lower left: 36. 4972. 500.; lower right: WATERLOW & SONS. LTD.. [sic] LONDON & DUNSTABLE.

Cite this object as

Poster, See the Model of the New Building; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); Printed by Waterlow & Sons, Ltd.; Client: London Passenger Transport Board (England, GB, United Kingdom); USA; lithograph on paper, lined; 101.5 × 63.6 cm (39 15/16 × 25 1/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-78-B

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