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Poster, Imperial War Museum, 1924

This is a Poster. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and printed by Waterlow & Sons, Ltd. and made for (as the client) Underground Electric Railways of London Company Ltd.. It is dated 1924 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 × 62.7 cm (39 3/4 × 24 11/16 in.)

It is signed

Printed in script, in red ink, center left: E. McKnight Kauffer–

It is inscribed

Printed in gray ink, lower left: 1596-20/10/24-1000.; lower center: WATERLOW & SONS LTD.; LITH · LONDON · DUNSTABLE & WATFORD.; lower right: 55, BROADWAY, WESTMINSTER, S.W.I.

Cite this object as

Poster, Imperial War Museum, 1924; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; offset lithograph on paper, lined; 101 × 62.7 cm (39 3/4 × 24 11/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-31

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