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Poster, Vigil, The Pure Silk, 1919

This is a Poster. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and E. McKnight Kauffer and printed by Dangerfield Printing Company Ltd. and made for (as the client) Vigil Silk. It is dated 1919 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

91.3 × 60.5 cm (35 15/16 × 23 13/16 in.)

It is signed

Printed in script, in black ink outline, center right: E. Mc.K Kauffer 1919.

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, lower left: THE DANGERFIELD PRINTING CO. LTD. LONDON.

Cite this object as

Poster, Vigil, The Pure Silk, 1919; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; offset lithograph on paper, lined; 91.3 × 60.5 cm (35 15/16 × 23 13/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-18

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