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Contact with the world use the telephone

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    United Kingdom (made)

  • Date:

    20th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kauffer, Edward McKnight, born 1890 - died 1954 (designer)
    General Post Office (issued by)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    colour lithograph

  • 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:

    E.904-2004

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 3G, shelf DR23

Physical description

Blue globe with black telephone pressed against it - GPO poster

Place of Origin

United Kingdom (made)

Date

20th century (made)

Artist/maker

Kauffer, Edward McKnight, born 1890 - died 1954 (designer)
General Post Office (issued by)

Materials and Techniques

colour lithograph

Dimensions

Height: 75.7 cm, Width: 50 cm

Descriptive line

"Contact with the world use the telephone" GPO poster by McKnight Kauffer. UK.

Materials

Paper; Ink

Subjects depicted

Post offices; World; Telephones

Categories

Prints; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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