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Poster, Imperial Empire Telegrams, 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. 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

76.2 × 50.7 cm (30 × 19 15/16 in.)

It is signed

Printed in script, in white ink, upper right: E McKnight Kauffer hon. / R.D.I.

Cite this object as

Poster, Imperial Empire Telegrams, 1937; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); England; offset lithograph on white wove paper; 76.2 × 50.7 cm (30 × 19 15/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-91

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