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'The Vengeance of Larose' by Arthur Gask

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    1939 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Herbert Jenkins Ltd (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed book jacket

  • Museum number:

    E.2080-1987

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 180

Physical description

Printed book jacket for a mystery novel entitled 'The Vengeance of Larose' by Arthur Gask. Three men in dark suits are depicted drinking wine at a shadowy table. They all appear to have shocked expressions and look about them from side to side. Above the table is a grey, malignant face hovering, regarding the men with yellow eyes. The same face appears on the spine.

Place of Origin

Britain (printed)

Date

1939 (printed)

Artist/maker

Herbert Jenkins Ltd (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Printed book jacket

Dimensions

Height: 190 mm, Width: 290 mm

Descriptive line

Book jacket for 'The Vengeance of Larose' by Arthur Gask. Great Britain, 1939.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Printing

Subjects depicted

Horror; Mystery; Crime; Covers; Wine; Books; Wine glasses; Drinking; Alcohol

Categories

Books; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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