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Drawing, Illustration for Marina, 1930

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and printed by The Curwen Press and published by Faber and Faber. It is dated 1930 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is brush and blue and black gouache on 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

40.9 × 31.2 cm (16 1/8 × 12 5/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in back gouache, bottom center: E. McKnight Kauffer '30

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and black ink, vertically along right side of page: Please return this visual to E. McKnight Kauffer 16 Great Jones St. w. e. l.; in gray ink: for T. S. Eliots' "Marina"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Illustration for Marina, 1930; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; brush and blue and black gouache on paper; 40.9 × 31.2 cm (16 1/8 × 12 5/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-326

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