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Drawing, Studies for "American Airlines to New York" Poster and "Sanctuary" Book Jacket, ca. 1940

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) Modern Library, New York Subway Advertising Company, American Airlines, Random House and American Airlines. It is dated ca. 1940 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is graphite on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

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

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Drawing, Studies for "American Airlines to New York" Poster and "Sanctuary" Book Jacket, ca. 1940; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; graphite on paper; Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-616

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