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1933

  • Work on this object began.

1943

  • Work on this object ended.

1963

  • We acquired this object.

2013

2020

  • You found it!

Poster, Wooded Landscape Scene, ca. 1938

This is a Poster. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) London Passenger Transport Board. It is dated ca. 1938 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is lithograph on paper, lined. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Beech woods in Buckinghamshire.

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

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Its dimensions are

109 × 69 cm (42 15/16 × 27 3/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in black ink, lower left: E McKnight Kauffer Hon. R.D.I

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, lower left: 38 . 87IF . 2000; lower right: The Baynard Press, London

Cite this object as

Poster, Wooded Landscape Scene, ca. 1938; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); England; lithograph on paper, lined; 109 × 69 cm (42 15/16 × 27 3/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-99

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