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1934

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1963

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Drawing, Study for an Advertisement, Orient Line

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) Orient Line, Anderson, Green & Company Ltd.. It is dated June 20, 1934 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is graphite, brush, and gouache on heavy wove 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

28.7 × 23 cm (11 5/16 × 9 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in ink, verso: DESIGNED BY / 20 JUN 1934 / MCK KAUFFER

It is signed

Signed in blue gouache, lower center: McK.K.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for an Advertisement, Orient Line; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; graphite, brush, and gouache on heavy wove paper; 28.7 × 23 cm (11 5/16 × 9 1/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-553

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