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Poster, A Postman in Northern Ireland, Outposts of Britain, 1937

This is a Poster. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) British General Post Office. It is dated 1937 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is offset lithograph on white wove paper, lined. 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

51.8 × 63.6 cm (20 3/8 × 25 1/16 in.)

It is signed

Printed in script, in blue ink, lower right: E McKnight Kauffer. / ’37.

It is inscribed

Printed in white ink, lower left: GPO [crowned and encircled]; lower right: PRD 166 [squared]

Cite this object as

Poster, A Postman in Northern Ireland, Outposts of Britain, 1937; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); England; offset lithograph on white wove paper, lined; 51.8 × 63.6 cm (20 3/8 × 25 1/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-90

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