Country Celebrations

Print
1953 (printed and published)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Colour lithograph print depicting four figures with a truck setting up for a celebration. One figure is standing in the back of the truck, holding a large letter 'E'. The other figures are standing in front of the truck, one on the left is holding a bag of tools, the one in the middle is holding a ladder and the one on the right is holding a large letter 'R'. There are trees and a church with a England flag in the background.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Colour lithograph
Brief Description
'Country Celebrations', colour lithograph by Kenneth Rowntree, 1953
Physical Description
Colour lithograph print depicting four figures with a truck setting up for a celebration. One figure is standing in the back of the truck, holding a large letter 'E'. The other figures are standing in front of the truck, one on the left is holding a bag of tools, the one in the middle is holding a ladder and the one on the right is holding a large letter 'R'. There are trees and a church with a England flag in the background.
Dimensions
  • Height: 12.25in
  • Width: 17.125in
Production typeLimited edition
Marks and Inscriptions
'Kenneth Rowntree' (Signed in pencil, below the print to the right.)
Production
Printed and published to mark the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, 1953.



Attribution note: One of a portfolio published by the Royal College of Art to mark the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

Reason For Production: Commission
Associated Objects
Bibliographic Reference
Taken from Departmental Circulation Register 1953
Collection
Accession Number
CIRC.322-1953

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