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1930

  • Work on this object began.

1931

  • Work on this object ended.

1963

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

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Poster, For All Theaters Travel Underground

This is a Poster. It was designed by E. 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 1930, printed 1931 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is offset lithograph on paper, mounted on board. 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

101.5 × 63.4 cm (39 15/16 × 24 15/16 in.)

It is signed

Printed in script, in taupe ink, at lower right: E. McKnight Kauffer. 1930

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, lower left: 6.1800. 1/31; lower right: VINCENT BROOKS, DAY & SON, LTD. LITH. LONDON. W.C.2.

Cite this object as

Poster, For All Theaters Travel Underground; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); Printed by Vincent Brooks, Day & Son; Client: Underground Electric Railways of London Company Ltd.; USA; offset lithograph on paper, mounted on board; 101.5 × 63.4 cm (39 15/16 × 24 15/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-46

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