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Poster - Harper's August
  • Harper's August
    Penfield, Edward, born 1866 - died 1925
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Harper's August

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    United States (made)

  • Date:

    1897 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Penfield, Edward, born 1866 - died 1925 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Credit Line:

    Gift of the American Friends of the V&A; Gift to the American Friends by Leslie, Judith and Gabri Schreyer and Alice Schreyer Batko

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 1B, box LS1

Physical description

Woman in 3/4 profile. Green, red and yellow are the main colours

Place of Origin

United States (made)


1897 (made)


Penfield, Edward, born 1866 - died 1925 (artist)

Materials and Techniques



Height: 46.6 cm, Width: 33.4 cm

Descriptive line

"Harper's August" Chromolithograph by Edward Penfield. Advertisement for August publication. USA, 1897.

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

American poster renaissance by Victor Margolin. New York : Watson-Guptill Publications, 1975.

Description: 223 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 32 cm.

LC Subjects: Posters, American.
Decoration and ornament -- United States -- Art nouveau.

Notes: Includes index.

ISBN: 0823002144

Notes: Bibliography: p. 220-221.


Paper; Ink

Subjects depicted



Prints; Posters


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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