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Print, Illustration for Elsie and the Child

This is a Print. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and written by Arnold Bennett and published by Cassell & Co. and printed by The Curwen Press. It is dated 1930 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is offset lithograph, hand-colored additions in brush and 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

24.9 × 19.2 cm (9 13/16 × 7 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped in purple ink, on verso, at bottom right: THIS DESIGN TO BE RETURNED / to E. McKNIGHT KAUFFER- / 141 SWAN COURT-LONDON, S.W.3.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, at lower right corner: "Elsie and the Child" Arnold Bennett; on verso, at center: "Elsie and the child" / Arnold Bennett

Cite this object as

Print, Illustration for Elsie and the Child; Written by Arnold Bennett (British, 1867–1931); USA; offset lithograph, hand-colored additions in brush and gouache on paper; 24.9 × 19.2 cm (9 13/16 × 7 9/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-331

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