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Poster, Westminster Abbey, ca. 1934

This is a Poster. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and printed by Vincent Brooks, Day & Son and made for (as the client) London Passenger Transport Board. It is dated ca. 1934 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is lithograph on paper, lined. 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

101.7 × 63.3 cm (40 1/16 × 24 15/16 in.)

It is signed

Printed in script, in black ink, center left: E. McKnight Kauffer

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, lower left: 4/9/34/3432 1500; lower right: VINCENT BROOKS, DAY & SON, LTD. LITH. LONDON. W.C.2.

Cite this object as

Poster, Westminster Abbey, ca. 1934; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; lithograph on paper, lined; 101.7 × 63.3 cm (40 1/16 × 24 15/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-54

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