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1929

  • Work on this object began.

1939

  • Work on this object ended.

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  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Study for a Holiday Card, ca. 1934

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer. It is dated ca. 1934 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is graphite, black crayon on 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

19.5 × 17.2 cm (7 11/16 × 6 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

In graphite, at bottom: "YOU MUST BELIEVE IT!"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for a Holiday Card, ca. 1934; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; graphite, black crayon on paper; 19.5 × 17.2 cm (7 11/16 × 6 3/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-1010

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