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1932

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1963

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Drawing, Costume Design: Messenger, 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, brush and gouache on black paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

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

Its dimensions are

27 × 21 cm (10 5/8 × 8 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Indcribed in white crayon, upper right: FM (---)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Costume Design: Messenger, for "Othello"; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; color crayon, brush and gouache on black paper; 27 × 21 cm (10 5/8 × 8 1/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-205

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