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1935

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1963

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Design for "Train Yourself To Better Work" Poster

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) London Passenger Transport Board. It is dated 1935 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is brush and gouache, photomontage 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

31.7 × 20.3 cm (12 1/2 in. × 8 in.)

It is signed

Signed in black gouache, right center: McK. K

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for "Train Yourself To Better Work" Poster; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; brush and gouache, photomontage on paper; 31.7 × 20.3 cm (12 1/2 in. × 8 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-508

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