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'Peter Jackson- Cigar Merchant' by Gilbert Frankau

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    1920 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hutchinson & Co. (publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed book jacket

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Book jacket for 'Peter Jackson- Cigar Merchant'. The cover is white with red and black text and depicts a man in khaki embracing a woman in a pink dress. There is a diagonal stripe of a moonlit sky and a tree lined shore across the cover with a line at the top reading 'One of the best-selling novels since the War', and 'A Romance of Married Life'. There is a review at the foot of the cover by the Times Literary Supplement reading 'Unique among war novels...a novel to possess'. The back cover is white with red and black writing depicting other titles in the Hutchinson Shilling Library series.

Place of Origin

Britain (printed)


1920 (printed)


Hutchinson & Co. (publishers)

Materials and Techniques

Printed book jacket


Height: 289 mm, Width: 187 mm

Descriptive line

Book jacket for 'Peter Jackson- Cigar Merchant' by Gilbert Frankau, published in the Hutchinson Shilling Novel series. Great Britain, 1920.





Subjects depicted

Romantic; War; Couples; Merchants; Married; Kissing; Lakes; Moonlight


Books; Prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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