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Paton's Alloa Knitting Wools

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Scotland (possibly, made)
    Nottingham (printed)

  • Date:

    1898 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Steventon (Mr) (designer)
    Thomas N. Storer, Sons & Co. (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    printer's ink, paper, colour lithography

  • Credit Line:

    Acquired from Miss E. J. Briggs in 1969.

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.511-1969

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case EDUC, shelf 9, box D

Physical description

Colour lithograph print on paper. Three-dimensional, with a separate cut-out stapled to one main card. Colour lithographs of a governess teaching 5 little girls how to knit.

Place of Origin

Scotland (possibly, made)
Nottingham (printed)

Date

1898 (made)

Artist/maker

Steventon (Mr) (designer)
Thomas N. Storer, Sons & Co. (printer)

Materials and Techniques

printer's ink, paper, colour lithography

Marks and inscriptions

REAL SCOTCH FINGERINGS. / UNSHRINKABLE VEST WOOLS. / PETTICOAT WOOLS
Top left

CABLE WHEELING / SOFT KNITTING WOOL / CALEDONIAN KNITTING WOOL
Top right

ALLOA WHEELING YARN / (THE ORIGINAL MAKE) / FOR / Cycling, Golfing, Shooting & Fishing Hose.
Upper centre

Trade / Mark / JOHN PATON, SON & Co. / ALLOA
Upper right

PATON'S ALLOA Knitting Wools.
Lower centre

[List of warehouses and agencies]
either side of detachable calendar

Dimensions

Length: 31 cm, Width: 24.2 cm

Descriptive line

Advertising calendar for Paton's Alloa Knitting Wools. Printed by Thomas N. Storer, Sons & Co., Nottingham. Colour lithograph, 1899

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

Taken from Departmental Circulation Register 1969

Materials

Printer's ink; Paper

Techniques

Colour lithography

Subjects depicted

Knitting; Wool; Cape; Girls; Clothing; Woman

Categories

Clothing; Prints; Printmaking techniques; Knitting; Advertising

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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