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Annual Dinner and Social Evening

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    London College of Communication (printed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1980s (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.204-2004

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 3G, shelf DR7

Physical description

Screenprinted poster advertising an annual dinner and social evening for staff and students at the London College of Printing (now LCC). The poster depicts a large, blue-shadowed, eye, eyebrow, beauty spot and a white lace fan against a red background. At the top of the poster are details regarding the event for the, 'Staff of the London College of Printing', and in a 'stencilled' typeface, 'Annual Dinner and Social Evening'.

Place of Origin

London College of Communication (printed)

Date

ca. 1980s (printed)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Screenprint

Marks and inscriptions

'The Staff of the London College of Printing'
At the top of the poster, printed in fine, black sans serif letters

'ANNUAL DINNER AND SOCIAL EVENING'
Event title, in white 'stencil'-like typeface, at the top of the poster

'The Penthouse Suite John Barker & Co Ltd Kensington Saturday 31 March 6 30pm / Tickets from Ron Miller Machine Printing and Foundry'
At the top of the poster, below the main heading, printed in fine, black sans serif letters

'Designed by Tom Eckersley and Printed at the London College of Printing'
Maker's details, along the lower left edge of the poster, running from the bottom corner or the poster, in small, pale-blue letters

Dimensions

Height: 73.1 cm, Width: 48.1 cm

Descriptive line

Screenprinted poster featuring a couple dancing, advertising a social evening for staff at the London College of Printing (now LCC), designed by Tom Eckersley, United Kingdom, probably 1980s

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Screen print

Subjects depicted

Lace; Women; Eyes; Fans; Patches (costume accessories)

Categories

Prints; Entertainment & Leisure; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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