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Poster, The New Gas Fires Light Themselves, 1935

This is a Poster. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) Gas Light and Coke Company. It is dated 1935 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is offset lithograph 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

76.3 × 50.9 cm (30 1/16 × 20 1/16 in.)

It is signed

Printed in script, in white ink, lower right: E McKnight Kauffer ‘35

Cite this object as

Poster, The New Gas Fires Light Themselves, 1935; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); England; offset lithograph on paper; 76.3 × 50.9 cm (30 1/16 × 20 1/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-80

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