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Drawing, Study for Motif, Likely for Earls Court, 1936

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) London Passenger Transport Board. It is dated 1936 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is brush and black, white gouache, graphite on thin paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Edward McKnight Kauffer and catalogued by Karin Zonis and Kristina Parsons. It is credited Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer.

Its dimensions are

27.6 × 28.8 cm (10 7/8 × 11 5/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for Motif, Likely for Earls Court, 1936; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; brush and black, white gouache, graphite on thin paper; 27.6 × 28.8 cm (10 7/8 × 11 5/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-529

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