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1936

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1963

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Drawing, Design for an Advertisement, SSS The Sign of Straightforward Trading, 1936

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer. It is dated 1936 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is graphite, brush and black, white gouache on thick paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer.

Its dimensions are

14.4 × 10.7 cm (5 11/16 × 4 3/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for an Advertisement, SSS The Sign of Straightforward Trading, 1936; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; graphite, brush and black, white gouache on thick paper; 14.4 × 10.7 cm (5 11/16 × 4 3/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-871

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