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Drawing, Design for a Magazine Cover with Shipping Cargo, November 1945

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) Fortune. It is dated November 1945 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is brush and gouache, graphite on illustration board. 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

42.7 × 35.5 cm (16 13/16 × 14 in.)

It is signed

Signed in brush and blue gouache, lower left: Mcknight Kauffer

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Magazine Cover with Shipping Cargo, November 1945; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; brush and gouache, graphite on illustration board; 42.7 × 35.5 cm (16 13/16 × 14 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-1217

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