Drawing, Design for "The Telephone at Your Service", April 9, 1937
This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) British General Post Office. It is dated April 9, 1937 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is brush and gouache, graphite on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
This object was
Mrs. Edward McKnight Kauffer.
It is credited
Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer.
Its dimensions are
26.6 × 17.8 cm (10 1/2 × 7 in.)
It has the following markings
Stamp in ink, verso: 9 April 1937
It is signed
Signed in blue gouache, lower right: E.McK.K.
It is inscribed
Inscribed in graphite, upper right: No. 1
Cite this object as
Drawing, Design for "The Telephone at Your Service", April 9, 1937; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); England; brush and gouache, graphite on paper; 26.6 × 17.8 cm (10 1/2 × 7 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-524