Object Timeline


  • Work on this object began.


  • We acquired this object.



  • You found it!

Poster, Whitsuntide, Pleasures by Underground

This is a Poster. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and printed by Vincent Brooks, Day & Son and made for (as the client) Underground Electric Railways of London Company Ltd.. It is dated 1925 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is offset lithograph on paper, lined. 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

110.8 × 63.2 cm (43 5/8 × 24 7/8 in.)

It is signed

Printed in script, in pink ink, lower right: E. McKnight Kauffer, '25

It is inscribed

Printed in gray ink, lower left: 388 1000 30.3.25.; lower right: VINCENT BROOKS DAY & SON LTD., London, W.C.2.

Cite this object as

Poster, Whitsuntide, Pleasures by Underground; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; offset lithograph on paper, lined; 110.8 × 63.2 cm (43 5/8 × 24 7/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-33

There are restrictions for re-using this image. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

For higher resolution or commercial use contact ArtResource.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://www-4.collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18447725/ |title=Poster, Whitsuntide, Pleasures by Underground |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=5 December 2022 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>