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1954

  • Work on this object ended.

1997

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Holiday, Travel North America, 1890–1954

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) American Airlines. It is dated 1890–1954 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is brush and gouache, graphite on white paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Grace Schulman.

Its dimensions are

44 × 38.2 cm (17 5/16 × 15 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower right: MCKNIGHT KAUFFER

It is inscribed

Inscribed in brush and green and yellow gouache, top: HOLIDAY; in brush and blue gouache, upper left: ALASKA; in brush and red gouache, upper right: CANADA; in brush and blue gouache, lower center: UNITED STATES; in brush and yellow gouache, lower left: TRAVEL IN NORTH AMERICA; in brush and yellow gouache, lower right: MEXICO; in pen and black ink, lower right: Designed by

Cite this object as

Drawing, Holiday, Travel North America, 1890–1954; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); England; brush and gouache, graphite on white paper; 44 × 38.2 cm (17 5/16 × 15 1/16 in.); Gift of Grace Schulman; 1997-134-3

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