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The Flea at the National History Museum

  • Object:

    Poster Design

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1926 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tempera

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by the Underground Electric Railways Co. of London, Ltd.

  • Museum number:

    E.2405-1928

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2C, shelf DR105, box SS40

Physical description

Original design for the poster 'The Flea at the National History Museum, South Kensington by Underground' (see E.1623-1926).

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1926 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Tempera

Marks and inscriptions

'E. McKnight Kauffer 1926'
Signed and dated.

Dimensions

Height: 96.8 cm, Width: 62.2 cm

Descriptive line

Poster design by Edward McKnight Kauffer, for 'The Flea at the National History Museum, South Kensington by Underground', issued by the Underground Electric Railways Co. of London, Ltd., 1926.

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 Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1928. London: HMSO, 1929

Materials

Tempera

Techniques

Drawing (image-making)

Categories

Advertising; Drawings; Designs; Transport; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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