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1943

  • Work on this object began.

1953

  • Work on this object ended.

1963

  • We acquired this object.

2013

2019

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Poster, American Airlines to Europe, ca. 1948

This is a Poster. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) American Airlines. It is dated ca. 1948 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is offset lithograph on paper, lined. 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

102 × 76.5 cm (40 3/16 × 30 1/8 in.)

It is signed

Printed in script in white and blue, lower left (on bird): E. McKnight Kauffer,

Cite this object as

Poster, American Airlines to Europe, ca. 1948; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; offset lithograph on paper, lined; 102 × 76.5 cm (40 3/16 × 30 1/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-138

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