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Drawing, Study for the Complete Poems and Stories of Edgar Allan Poe

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and written by Edgar Allan Poe and published by Alfred A. Knopf. We acquired it in 1963. Its medium is brush and watercoor, 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.

Its dimensions are

14.6 × 22.2 cm (5 3/4 × 8 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at lower left corner [visible beneath the watercolor]: 10 x 13

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for the Complete Poems and Stories of Edgar Allan Poe; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; brush and watercoor, gouache on paper; 14.6 × 22.2 cm (5 3/4 × 8 3/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-1074

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