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'The Middle of the Road' by Sir Philip Gibbs

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    1923 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hutchinson & Co. (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed book jacket

  • Museum number:

    E.1568-1987

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Book jacket for 'The Middle of the Road' depicting an intense man, half-length, in an overcoat and hat, walking along a country lane purposefully. There is a review at the foot of the front cover by the Daily Graphic reading 'A brilliant picture of England's post-war problems'. There are autumnal trees behind the man and streaks of pink light across the sky.

Place of Origin

Britain (printed)

Date

1923 (printed)

Artist/maker

Hutchinson & Co. (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Printed book jacket

Dimensions

Height: 298 mm, Width: 192 mm

Descriptive line

Book jacket for 'The Middle of the Road' by Sir Philip Gibbs, published by Hutchinson. Great Britain, 1923.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Printing

Subjects depicted

Books; Lanes; Trilby; Walking; Gentlemen; Roads; Overcoat

Categories

Books; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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