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1946

  • Work on this object began.

1963

  • We acquired this object.

2013

2020

Poster, Fashions in Flight, 1946

This is a Poster. It was designed by E. McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) Mr. Bernard Waldman and American Airlines. It is dated 1946 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is offset lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Fashions in Flight.

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

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Its dimensions are

86.7 × 60.8 cm (34 1/8 × 23 15/16 in.)

It is signed

Printed in script in chartreuse ink, center right: E. McKnight Kauffer

Cite this object as

Poster, Fashions in Flight, 1946; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; offset lithograph on paper; 86.7 × 60.8 cm (34 1/8 × 23 15/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-132

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