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Poster - "First Thing Every Morning." Eno's "Fruit Salt."
  • "First Thing Every Morning." Eno's "Fruit Salt."
    Kauffer, Edward McKnight, born 1890 - died 1954
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"First Thing Every Morning." Eno's "Fruit Salt."

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (issued)

  • Date:

    1924 (designed)
    1924 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kauffer, Edward McKnight, born 1890 - died 1954 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithograph

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by Messrs. J. C. Eno, Ltd.

  • Museum number:

    E.338-1924

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 69, box B

Physical description

Colour lithograph poster advertising Eno's Fruit Salt. The design shows a large navy-blue cockerel, crowing as the sun rises over the curved horizon. There is grey text in the top-left of the design and yellow text below the cockerel, on a purple ground. Signed and dated 'E. McKnight Kauffer, 24'.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (issued)

Date

1924 (designed)
1924 (issued)

Artist/maker

Kauffer, Edward McKnight, born 1890 - died 1954 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

'E. McKnight Kauffer, 24'
Signed

Dimensions

Height: 76.2 cm, Width: 50.8 cm

Descriptive line

'First Thing Every Morning'. Colour lithograph poster advertising Eno's Fruit Salt, designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer, Great Britain, 1924.

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
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1924, published under the Authority of the Board of Education, London, 1926.

Materials

Lithographic ink

Techniques

Colour lithography

Subjects depicted

Cockrel; Rising suns

Categories

Prints; Advertising; Health; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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