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Poster, The Royal United Service Museum

This is a Poster. It was designed by E. McKnight Kauffer and printed by Vincent Brooks, Day & Son and made for (as the client) Underground Electric Railways of London Company Ltd.. It is dated 1922 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

101.6 × 61.8 cm (40 × 24 5/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in blue ink, center in two parts: E. McKnight Kauffer, 1922.

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, lower margin: 209. 1000 . 15-2-22.; VINCENT BROOKS DAY & SON LTD. LITH. LONDON. W.C.2.

Cite this object as

Poster, The Royal United Service Museum; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); England; offset lithograph on paper, lined; 101.6 × 61.8 cm (40 × 24 5/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-21

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