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1930

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1940

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Drawing, Study of a Mechanical Figure , ca. 1935

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) Gas Light and Coke Company. It is dated ca. 1935 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is graphite on cream paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

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

Its dimensions are

25.3 × 20.2 cm (9 15/16 × 7 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study of a Mechanical Figure , ca. 1935; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; graphite on cream paper; 25.3 × 20.2 cm (9 15/16 × 7 15/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-912

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