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National Business Calendar Awards 1980

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    London College of Communications (printed)

  • Date:

    1980 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Eckersley, Tom OBE, born 1914 - died 1997 (artist)
    London College of Printing (printers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Screenprint

  • 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.196-2004

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 3G, shelf DR5

Physical description

Screen printed poster advertising the 'National Business Calendar Awards 1980' an exhibition at the Kodak Photographic Gallery and at the London College of Printing (now LCC).

At the top of the poster in red letters is 'National Business Calendar Awards 1980'. Below this in black text, 'at Kodak Photographic Gallery 246 High Holborn WC1 31 Jan to 18 Feb & 22 Feb to 6 Mar / London College of Printing Back Hull EC1 17 to 28 Mar and at provincial centres''. Below, in a smaller black typeface, 'Sponsored by the British Printing Industries Federation and the London College of Printing'.

Below this text is the image, a black silhouette of a man wearing a bow tie and raising a wine glass; the glass is coloured half red, half purple, as if containing red wine.

Along the right edge of the poster, running to the bottom corner in a small black typeface, 'Designed by Tom Eckerlsey and printed at the London College of Printing'.

Place of Origin

London College of Communications (printed)

Date

1980 (printed)

Artist/maker

Eckersley, Tom OBE, born 1914 - died 1997 (artist)
London College of Printing (printers)

Materials and Techniques

Screenprint

Marks and inscriptions

'National Business Calendar Awards 1980'
At the top of the poster in red letters

'at Kodak Photographic Gallery 246 High Holborn WC1 31 Jan to 18 Feb & 22 Feb to 6 Mar / London College of Printing Back Hill EC1 17 to 28 Mar and at provincial centres''
Below the main red banner, in black ink.

'Sponsored by the British Printing Industries Federation and the London College of Printing'
In small black letters below the headings

'Designed by Tom Eckerlsey and printed at the London College of Printing'
Along the right edge of the poster, running from the bottom corner in a small black typeface.

Dimensions

Height: 76.6 cm, Width: 51 cm

Descriptive line

Screen printed poster advertising the 'National Business Calendar Awards 1980' an exhibition at the Kodak Photographic Gallery and at the London College of Printing (now LCC), designed by Tom Eckersley, England (London), 1980

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Screen print

Subjects depicted

Wine glasses; Exhibition; Bow ties; Silhouettes

Categories

Prints; Advertising; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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