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Print, Three Tulips, Advertisement for American Silk Mills, March 21, 1943

This is a Print. It was designed by E. McKnight Kauffer and published by New York Times and made for (as the client) American Silk Mills, Inc.. It is dated March 21, 1943 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is offset lithograph on newsprint. 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

37.7 × 27.5 cm (14 13/16 × 10 13/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in black, upper left: 16; upper right: THE NEW YORK MAGAZINE Spring Fashion Forecast March 21, 1943.; lower margin: AMERICAN SILK MILLS, INC., 1400 BROADWAY, NEW YORK CITY

Cite this object as

Print, Three Tulips, Advertisement for American Silk Mills, March 21, 1943; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; offset lithograph on newsprint; 37.7 × 27.5 cm (14 13/16 × 10 13/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-728

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