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Poster - Elliott Snakey-Boots
  • Elliott Snakey-Boots
    Christodoulou, Paul, born 1937
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Elliott Snakey-Boots

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1966 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Christodoulou, Paul, born 1937 (designer)
    Beardsley, Aubrey Vincent, born 1872 - died 1898 (illustrator)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithography

  • Museum number:

    E.13-1967

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2F, shelf DR108, box BAZALGETTE

Physical description

'Elliott Snakey-Boots'. A monochrome lithographic poster advertising ladies boots manufactured by T. Elliott & Sons, which incorporates a pastiche of designs after Aubrey Beardsley. A young woman wearing white boots is seated on the ground, her left hand on hip and a snake wrapped around her left leg; the poster is bordered with an illustration of a snake.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (printed)

Date

ca. 1966 (printed)

Artist/maker

Christodoulou, Paul, born 1937 (designer)
Beardsley, Aubrey Vincent, born 1872 - died 1898 (illustrator)

Materials and Techniques

Lithography

Marks and inscriptions

'Christadoulou'
Signed

'Elliott / Snakey - Boots / This one £4.19s.11d'
Text of poster

'Collectors of Elliott Posters can obtain copies at the cost price of 5/- from Elliott, 3 Botts Mews London, W.2.'
In small print, towards the lower right hand edge

Dimensions

Height: 76 cm, Width: 101.6 cm

Object history note

The design contains elements from Beardsley's illustrations 'How Arthur saw the Questing Beast' from Le Morte d'Arthur, 'The Stomach Dance' from Salomé and Plays by John Davidson.

Descriptive line

'Elliott Snakey-Boots'. A monochrome lithographic poster advertising ladies boots manufactured by T. Elliott & Sons, which incorporates a pastiche of designs after Aubrey Beardsley. Designed by Paul Christadoulou, ca.1966.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1967 . London: HMSO, 1968.
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

Techniques

Lithograph

Subjects depicted

Boots

Categories

Advertising; Prints; Fashion; Illustration; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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