Edward McKnight Kauffer (1890-1954)

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Title:
Fly Pan American Germany
Size:
28.5 x 42
Medium:
Lithograph
Price:
$850
INV. #:
12671
 
Original, linen backed, excellent conditon vintage travel poster with Pan Am or Pan American to Germany. World's Most Experienced Airline.

E. McKnight Kauffer was born in the United States and settled in England in 1914. He was employed as an artist by the London Transport Board and for the Great Western Railway. Kauffer designed posters for government agencies during World War II. After the war, he worked for American Airlines and continued with illustrations. Here is one of his posters for Pan American Airlines. It features Mexican attributes, a young girl with a rooster in her hand, very art deco.