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Print - 'The King of Diamonds' by John Jay Chichester

'The King of Diamonds' by John Jay Chichester

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    1931 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hutchinson & Co. (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed book jacket

  • Museum number:

    E.1699-1987

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Printed book jacket with a red background for 'The King of Diamonds' by John Jay Chichester. A man is depicted on a playing card wearing a top hat and smart black coat. To one side of his head is a handgun pointing directly upwards, and on the other side is a red diamond.

Place of Origin

Britain (printed)

Date

1931 (printed)

Artist/maker

Hutchinson & Co. (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Printed book jacket

Dimensions

Height: 298 mm, Width: 191 mm

Descriptive line

Book jacket for 'The King of Diamonds' by John Jay Chichester, published by Hutchinson. Great Britain, 1931.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Printing

Subjects depicted

Crime; Cards; Pistols; Covers; Games; Guns

Categories

Books; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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