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Poster, Special Areas Exhibition, 1936

This is a Poster. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and printed by Waterlow & Sons, Ltd. and made for (as the client) London Passenger Transport Board. It is dated 1936 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is 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

101.3 × 63.5 cm (39 7/8 × 25 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in purple ink, lower left: MADE IN ENGLAND

It is signed

Printed in script, in black ink, lower right: E. McKnight Kauffer, '36. [underlined]

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, lower left: 36.324.750; lower right: WATERLOW & SONS LTD. LONDON & DUNSTABLE.

Cite this object as

Poster, Special Areas Exhibition, 1936; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; lithograph on paper; 101.3 × 63.5 cm (39 7/8 × 25 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-83

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