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1930

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1940

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Drawing, Study for Imperial Airways Advertisement

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) Imperial Airways Ltd.. It is dated ca. 1935 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is graphite, brush and blue and black gouache on thin 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

16.3 × 12.4 cm (6 7/16 × 4 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for Imperial Airways Advertisement; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; graphite, brush and blue and black gouache on thin paper; 16.3 × 12.4 cm (6 7/16 × 4 7/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-664

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