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Greetings 1983

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    United Kingdom (printed)

  • Date:

    1983 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Eckersley, Tom OBE, born 1914 - died 1997 (designer)

  • 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.209-2004

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Screenprinted poster depicting a stylised tiger made up of flat areas of colour. The tiger is formed from yellow and white stripes on the black ground of the poster, running horizontally from top to bottom. The head, with the ears and face of the tiger are also depicted in a graphic hard-edged style, in the centre of the poster.

Place of Origin

United Kingdom (printed)

Date

1983 (printed)

Artist/maker

Eckersley, Tom OBE, born 1914 - died 1997 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Screenprint

Marks and inscriptions

'Greetings 1983 Tom Eckersley'
Top right of the poster, vertically along the edge, in white letters

'ECKERSLEY'
The poster is signed lower left, printed, white

Dimensions

Height: 75.9 cm, Width: 50.2 cm

Descriptive line

'Greetings 1983' screenprinted poster, designed by Tom Eckersley, United Kingdom, 1983

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Screen print

Subjects depicted

Tigers; Stripes

Categories

Prints; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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