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1946

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1963

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Drawing, Illustration for The Complete Poems and Stories of Edgar Allan Poe

This is a Drawing. It was created by Edward McKnight Kauffer and designed by E. McKnight Kauffer and written by Edgar Allan Poe and published by Alfred A. Knopf. It is dated 1946 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is 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

40.6 × 30.4 cm (16 × 11 15/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in pen and black ink, at lower right corner: E. McKnight Kauffer / (Eureka?)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, around edges of the page: various notations indicating framing

Cite this object as

Drawing, Illustration for The Complete Poems and Stories of Edgar Allan Poe; Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; brush and gouache on paper; 40.6 × 30.4 cm (16 × 11 15/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-473

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