Contact with the World, Use the Telephone

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Catalogue Status
Research in Progress
Description
Poster depicts a blue Earth with a large black telephone handset against it at an angle. In blue block type, in diagonal on picture plane: CONTACT / WITH THE WORLD. In block type outlined in blue ink, in diagonal on the picture plane: USE THE; below, in all-black: TELEPHONE
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
1934
Accession Number
1963-39-62
Designer
E. McKnight Kauffer, American, 1890–1954
Client
British General Post Office, London, England
made in
London, England, United Kingdom
Medium
Offset lithograph on paper, lined
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Type
graphic design
Object Name
Poster
Type
Poster