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Poster, British Industries Fair, 1937

This is a Poster. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and printed by Dangerfield Printing Company Ltd. and made for (as the client) London Passenger Transport Board. It is dated 1937 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is lithograph on heavy 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

25.9 × 31.9 cm (10 3/16 × 12 9/16 in.)

It is signed

Printed in script, in black, lower right: E. McKnight Kauffer

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, lower left: 37-65-14M-D. P. C.

Cite this object as

Poster, British Industries Fair, 1937; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); England; lithograph on heavy paper; 25.9 × 31.9 cm (10 3/16 × 12 9/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-575

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