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Poster, Spring in the Village, ca. 1936

This is a Poster. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and printed by Sanders Phillips and Company, Ltd. at The Baynard Press and photographed by Kate Jacob 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. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Edward McKnight Kauffer and catalogued by Kristina Parsons. It is credited Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer.

Its dimensions are

100.5 × 63.3 cm (39 9/16 × 24 15/16 in.)

It is signed

Printed in script, in white ink: E. McKnight— / Kauffer [underlined in brown]

It is inscribed

Printed in brown ink, lower left: Ref. No. 36/953/1750; center: PHOTOGRAPH BY KATE JACOB.; lower right: THE BAYNARD PRESS

Cite this object as

Poster, Spring in the Village, ca. 1936; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; lithograph on paper; 100.5 × 63.3 cm (39 9/16 × 24 15/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-82-1

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