Object Timeline

1946

  • Work on this object began.

1953

  • Work on this object ended.

1997

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2019

2022

  • You found it!

Drawing, Design for a Poster, "Holiday Travel in North America"

This is a Drawing. It was designed by E. McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) American Airlines. It is dated 1946–1953 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is brush and gouache, graphite on white paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

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

Its dimensions are

44 × 38.2 cm (17 5/16 × 15 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower right: MCKNIGHT KAUFFER

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower right: Designed by

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Poster, "Holiday Travel in North America"; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); England; brush and gouache, graphite on white paper; 44 × 38.2 cm (17 5/16 × 15 1/16 in.); Gift of Grace Schulman; 1997-134-3

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