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Drawing, Study for "Letter Mails By Air to East and South Africa", 1937

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) British General Post Office. It is dated 1937 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is brush and black, white, and blue gouache 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.

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Drawing, Study for "Letter Mails By Air to East and South Africa", 1937; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; brush and black, white, and blue gouache on paper; Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-1039

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