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Poster - Silk Cut Now in Singles and Doubles
  • Silk Cut Now in Singles and Doubles
    Arden, Paul, born 1940 - died 2008
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Silk Cut Now in Singles and Doubles

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (issued)

  • Date:

    1985 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Arden, Paul, born 1940 - died 2008 (artist)
    Gallaher Group (issuer)
    Saatchi & Saatchi Compton Ltd. (advertising agency)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour offset lithograph

  • Museum number:

    E.26-1986

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 62, box A

Physical description

Colour offset lithograph poster advertising the finals of the Silk Cut Club Tennis Championships at Queen's Club, London, 14-15 September 1985. The design shows a close-up of a tennic ball on some grass, with the text of the design lettered to the left.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (issued)

Date

1985 (issued)

Artist/maker

Arden, Paul, born 1940 - died 2008 (artist)
Gallaher Group (issuer)
Saatchi & Saatchi Compton Ltd. (advertising agency)

Materials and Techniques

Colour offset lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

'SILK CUT / NOW IN / SINGLES AND / DOUBLES'
Text of design, on left half of sheet

Dimensions

Height: 38.2 cm, Width: 76.2 cm

Object history note

This poster was issued by Gallaher Ltd., the tobacco manufacturers of Silk Cut cigarettes.

Descriptive line

'Silk Cut Now in Singles and Doubles'. Colour offset lithograph poster advertising the finals of the Silk Cut Club Tennis Championships at Queen's Club, London. Designed by Paul Arden for the advertising agency Saatchi & Saatchi Garland Compton Ltd. and issued by Gallaher Ltd., Great Britain, 1985.

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

Production Note

Attribution note: printers proof

Techniques

Colour offset lithography

Subjects depicted

Tennis ball; Smoking

Categories

Prints; Advertising; Sport; Posters

Production Type

Proof

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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