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1932

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1963

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Drawing, Stage Design: Studies for Act I, Scene 3 and Act II, Scene 1, for "Othello"

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and written by William Shakespeare and produced by Ernest Milton. It is dated 1932 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is color crayon on black paper. 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

26 × 23.5 cm (10 1/4 × 9 1/4 in.)

It is signed

Signed in white crayon, upper right: E. Mck. K.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in white chalk, upper right: [arrow pointing down] This for the general effect / for Council room; center left: Cyprus.; lower left: detail for Cyprus; in yellow crayon, center right: Council Hall; lower right: Cyprus

Cite this object as

Drawing, Stage Design: Studies for Act I, Scene 3 and Act II, Scene 1, for "Othello"; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; color crayon on black paper; 26 × 23.5 cm (10 1/4 × 9 1/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-184

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