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Drawing, Study for a Poster, Obey the Road Signs

This is a drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer. It is dated ca. 1936 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is graphite, brush and gouache on 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

6 × 18.4 cm (2 3/8 × 7 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for a Poster, Obey the Road Signs; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; graphite, brush and gouache on paper; 6 × 18.4 cm (2 3/8 × 7 1/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-687

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