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Jersey

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    United Kingdom (made)

  • Date:

    1950s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Games, Abram, born 1914 - died 1996 (artist)
    Baynard Press (printers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    colour lithograph

  • Credit Line:

    Gift of the American Friends of the V&A; Gift to the American Friends of the V&A by Leslie, Judith and Gabri Schreyer and Alice Schreyer Batko

  • Museum number:

    E.1023-2004

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 3G, shelf DR8

Physical description

Tourism poster advertising the island of Jersey. The poster depicts an empty beach with a multi-coloured umbrella, forming the letter J of Jersey; the rest of the island's name is in its shade. In the foreground is a shell, and below this, 'For information about Jersey apply to', with space for an address or phone number below.

Place of Origin

United Kingdom (made)

Date

1950s (made)

Artist/maker

Games, Abram, born 1914 - died 1996 (artist)
Baynard Press (printers)

Materials and Techniques

colour lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

'FOR INFORMATION ABOUT JERSEY APPLY TO'
At bottom of poster, printed in red

'A. GAMES'
Artist's signature, printed upper right corner

Dimensions

Height: 101.7 cm, Width: 63.4 cm

Descriptive line

Tourism poster advertising the island of Jersey, designed by Abram Games, UK, 1950s

Materials

Paper; Ink

Subjects depicted

Umbrellas; Shells; Beaches; Tourism; Travel

Categories

Prints; Advertising; Entertainment & Leisure; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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