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Drawing, Design for "Merchants Prefer Shell"

This is a drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) Shell-Mex and BP Ltd.. It is dated 1933 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is brush and gouache on black 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

15 × 22.7 cm (5 7/8 × 8 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for "Merchants Prefer Shell"; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); Client: Shell-Mex and BP Ltd.; USA; brush and gouache on black paper; 15 × 22.7 cm (5 7/8 × 8 15/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-538

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