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Print, Design for a Book Cover, "Psychic Energy"

This is a Print. It was written by M. Esther Harding and designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and published by Pantheon and made for (as the client) Pantheon. It is dated 1948 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is brush and gouache, paper collage on cardboard. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Edward McKnight Kauffer and Kristina Parsons. It is credited Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer.

Its dimensions are

23.3 × 15.5 cm (9 3/16 × 6 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, verso: 1948

Cite this object as

Print, Design for a Book Cover, "Psychic Energy"; Written by M. Esther Harding (English, 1881–1971); USA; brush and gouache, paper collage on cardboard; 23.3 × 15.5 cm (9 3/16 × 6 1/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-1177

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