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E.M.B. Today's Pick of the Empire Basket

  • Object:

    Poster design

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1927 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kauffer, Edward McKnight, born 1890 - died 1954 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Empire Marketing Board

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2C, shelf DR103, box SS42

Physical description

Original design for a poster.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


1927 (made)


Kauffer, Edward McKnight, born 1890 - died 1954 (artist)

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

'E. McKnight Kauffer'


Height: 76.2 cm from departmental notes, Width: 57.15 cm from departmental notes, Height: 83 cm see notes field, Width: 64.5 cm see notes field

Descriptive line

'E.M.B. Today's Pick of the Empire Basket'. Original design by Edward McKnight Kauffer for a poster issued by the Empire Marketing Board, 1927.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Summary Catalogue of British Posters to 1988 in the Victoria & Albert Museum in the Department of Design, Prints & Drawing. Emmett Publishing, 1990. 129 p. ISBN: 1 869934 12 1
Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings Accessions 1934 London: Published under the Authority of the Board of Education, 1935




Drawing (image-making)


Drawings; Designs; Advertising; Posters


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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