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1926

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1936

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Print, Fortnum & Mason

This is a Print. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer. It is dated ca. 1931 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is letterpress halftone. It is a part of the department.

The department store Fortnum & Mason was a destination for modern design. The store hosted exhibitions that showcased fashionable furniture and fittings for the home, which were sold in its interior design department. Dorn produced 50 scarves for the retailer and Kauffer completed a range of marketing materials.

This object was donated by Grace Schulman. It is credited Gift of Grace Schulman.

Its dimensions are

H x W (open): 21.1 × 29 cm (8 5/16 × 11 7/16 in.) H x W (closed): 21.9 × 14.6 cm (8 5/8 × 5 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Print, Fortnum & Mason; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); letterpress halftone; H x W (open): 21.1 × 29 cm (8 5/16 × 11 7/16 in.) H x W (closed): 21.9 × 14.6 cm (8 5/8 × 5 3/4 in.); Gift of Grace Schulman; 1997-134-1-5

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Underground Modernist: E. McKnight Kauffer.

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