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1937

  • Work on this object began.

1963

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

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Poster, Spring in the Country

This is a Poster. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and printed by Sanders Phillips and Company, Ltd. at The Baynard Press and made for (as the client) London Passenger Transport Board. It is dated 1937 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 × 63.2 cm (39 7/8 × 24 7/8 in.)

It is signed

Printed in script, in black ink, center left: E McKnight KauFFer 37

It is inscribed

Printed in brown ink, lower left: 37.875.6000 37—704—1000; lower right: THE BAYNARD PRESS

Cite this object as

Poster, Spring in the Country; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); Printed by Sanders Phillips and Company, Ltd. at The Baynard Press; Client: London Passenger Transport Board (England, GB, United Kingdom); USA; lithograph on paper; 101.3 × 63.2 cm (39 7/8 × 24 7/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-94

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