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Collage - Snap II

Snap II

  • Object:

    Collage

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1945-63 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sir Peter Blake, born 1932 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    collage

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.501-1963

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room WS, case R, shelf 93, box R

Physical description

'Snap II'; Collage; Incorporating 5 playing cards (from a pack of 104, issued by John Jacques & Son in 1885).

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1945-63 (made)

Artist/maker

Sir Peter Blake, born 1932 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

collage

Historical context note

This collage incorporates 5 playing cards from a pack of 104, for the playing of Snap, issued by John Jacques & Son in 1885. See E.522.1-54-1971 for further examples of this pack of cards.

Descriptive line

Collage by Peter Blake entitled 'Snap II', incorporating 5 playing cards (issued by John Jacques & Son in 1885). England; 1945-63.

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

Hamilton, Jean. Playing Cards in the Victoria & Albert Museum. Victoria & Albert Museum. Her Majesty's Stationery Office. London, 1988, p.40, ill.
Hamilton, Jean. Playing Cards in the Victoria & Albert Museum. Victoria & Albert Museum. Her Majesty's Stationery Office. London, 1988, p.11.
Taken from Departmental Circulation Register 1963

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Collage

Subjects depicted

Playing cards

Categories

Playing cards & Tarot cards

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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