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Poster, Spring, 1937

This is a Poster. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer 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 1937 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is lithograph on wove paper, mounted on board. 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

101.8 × 63.4 cm (40 1/16 × 24 15/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in brown ink, lower left: E McKnight Kauffer 37.

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, lower left: 37 652 4000; lower right: THE BAYNARD PRESS

Cite this object as

Poster, Spring, 1937; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); England; lithograph on wove paper, mounted on board; 101.8 × 63.4 cm (40 1/16 × 24 15/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-93

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