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1933

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1963

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Photograph, Gillette Advertisements

This is a Photograph. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) The Gillette Safety Razor Company. It is dated 1933 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is photograph. 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

25.3 × 18.4 cm (9 15/16 × 7 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Photograph, Gillette Advertisements; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; photograph; 25.3 × 18.4 cm (9 15/16 × 7 1/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-714

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