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Designer:
E. McKnight Kauffer, American, 1890–1954  Search this
Medium:
Graphite on tracing paper
Dimensions:
28.5 × 22.5 cm (11 1/4 × 8 7/8 in.)
Type:
graphic design
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
London, England, United Kingdom
Date:
ca. 1937
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Study of a figure for the "August Bank Holiday" poster for the London Transport and various other studies for other campaigns. At bottom right, a running figure, shown abstractly in outline, wearing a cap with a small visor, and carrying a small pennant. To the left, a similarly abstracted figure in outline, leaning to the left. Above, sketches of classical helmet, a bird, wings and a rocket enshrouded in clouds.
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer
Accession Number:
1963-39-614-a
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4050d1e40-68a4-4c19-b544-b20cea6d0780
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1963-39-614-a