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Properly Packed Parcels Please

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    United Kingdom (made)

  • Date:

    1966, April (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    General Post Office (issued by)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour offset 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:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 3G, shelf DR3

Physical description

Illustration of explorers excavating an Egyptian tomb

Place of Origin

United Kingdom (made)


1966, April (made)


General Post Office (issued by)

Materials and Techniques

Colour offset lithograph


Height: 73.6 cm, Width: 91.9 cm

Descriptive line

"Properly Packed Parcels Please" Anonymous GPO poster of explorers excavating an Egyptian tomb. UK, 1966.


Paper; Ink

Subjects depicted

Explorers; Post offices; Cave


Prints; Posters


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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