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1932

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Drawing, Costume Design: Desdemona, for "Othello", 1932

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and written by William Shakespeare and produced by Ernest Milton. It is dated 1932 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is brush and gouache on black paper. 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

37 × 26.6 cm (14 9/16 × 10 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in yellow gouache, upper right: Desdemona No. 3.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Costume Design: Desdemona, for "Othello", 1932; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; brush and gouache on black paper; 37 × 26.6 cm (14 9/16 × 10 1/2 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-202

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