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Poster, Stonehenge, See Britain First on Shell, 1932

This is a Poster. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and printed by Vincent Brooks, Day & Son and made for (as the client) Shell-Mex and BP Ltd.. It is dated 1932 and we acquired it in 1989. Its medium is offset lithograph on paper, mounted on thin board. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Friends of Drawings and Prints Fund.

Its dimensions are

79 × 115 cm (31 1/8 × 45 1/4 in.)

It is signed

Printed in script, in beige ink, lower right: E. McKnight Kauffer.

It is inscribed

Printed in beige ink, lower left: VINCENT BROOKS, DAY & SON. LTD. LITH. LONDON. W.C.2.

Cite this object as

Poster, Stonehenge, See Britain First on Shell, 1932; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; offset lithograph on paper, mounted on thin board; 79 × 115 cm (31 1/8 × 45 1/4 in.); Museum purchase from Friends of Drawings and Prints Fund; 1989-90-1

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