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1931

  • Work on this object began.

1941

  • Work on this object ended.

1963

  • We acquired this object.

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Poster, Spring in the Village, ca. 1936

This is a Poster. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and photographed by Kate Jacob and printed by Sanders Phillips and Company, Ltd. at The Baynard Press 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 mounted on linen. 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

100.1 × 62.6 cm (39 7/16 × 24 5/8 in.) (linen lining): 109.7 × 72.2 cm (43 3/16 × 28 7/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in stone, in white, lower right: E McKnight— /Kauffer [underlined in brown]

It is inscribed

Printed in brown, lower left corner: Ref. No. 36/953/1750; at lower center: PHOTOGRAPH BY KATE JACOB.; lower right: THE BAYNARD PRESS. Verso: inscribed in graphite, lower left quadrant: 40. [encircled]/24 5/8 x 39 1/4.

Cite this object as

Poster, Spring in the Village, ca. 1936; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); England; lithograph mounted on linen; 100.1 × 62.6 cm (39 7/16 × 24 5/8 in.) (linen lining): 109.7 × 72.2 cm (43 3/16 × 28 7/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-82-2

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