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'Singing Fool' by Hubert Dail

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    1929 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Readers Library Publishing Co. Ltd

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed book jacket

  • Museum number:

    E.1647-1987

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Printed book jacket for 'Singing Fool' by Hubert Dail. There is a man in a tuxedo seated with his daughter on his knee in a playroom. They are smiling joyfully at each other. There is a rocking horse and drum in the background. On the back cover is a fashionable woman looking across to the father and child, holding a lipstick and a hand mirror.

Place of Origin

Britain (printed)

Date

1929 (printed)

Artist/maker

Readers Library Publishing Co. Ltd

Materials and Techniques

Printed book jacket

Dimensions

Height: 291 mm, Width: 170 mm

Descriptive line

Book jacket for an illustrated edition of 'Singing Fool' by Hubert Dail, published by The Reader's Library. Great Britain, 1929.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Printing

Subjects depicted

Fathers; Drums; Rocking; Children; Playrooms; Couples

Categories

Books; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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