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1943

  • Work on this object began.

1953

  • Work on this object ended.

1963

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Study for an Advertisement, Container Corporation

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) Container Corporation of America. It is dated ca. 1948 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. It is credited Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer.

Its dimensions are

26.6 × 20.2 cm (10 1/2 × 7 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for an Advertisement, Container Corporation; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; graphite on paper; 26.6 × 20.2 cm (10 1/2 × 7 15/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-734

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