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'The Death Drum' by Margaret Peterson

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    1919 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hurst & Blackett (publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed book jacket

  • Museum number:

    E.1544-1987

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 178

Physical description

Red book jacket for a novel entitled 'The Death Drum' by Margaret Peterson, depicting a woman in a green dress with her hands clasped in prayer, whilst a single hairy hand reaches down to bang a drum fashioned from a large human skull, which dangles in front of her face. The tagline from the Daily Mail reads 'Vigorous and interesting study of a mixed marriage and its consequences'. The back cover is white with blue and red text, listing other novels in the Hurst & Blackett Famous 2/6 series.

Place of Origin

Britain (printed)

Date

1919 (printed)

Artist/maker

Hurst & Blackett (publishers)

Materials and Techniques

Printed book jacket

Dimensions

Height: 293 mm, Width: 192 mm

Descriptive line

Book jacket for 'The Death Drum' by Margaret Peterson, part of the 2/6 Hurst & Blackett series of popular fiction. Great Britain, 1919.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Printing

Subjects depicted

Deaths; Fear; Racism; Percussion; Prayer; Voodoo; Skulls; Books; Witchcraft; Drums

Categories

Books; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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