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'The Moving Finger' by Valentine

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    1943 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Ward, Lock & Co. (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed book jacket

  • Museum number:

    E.2172-1987

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 181

Physical description

Printed book jacket for 'The Moving Finger' by Valentine, depicting the aftermath of some sort of accident between a couple in a car and a man on a bicycle. The latter sits angrily in the road with a pained expression on his face and his bicycle at the side of the road. A woman's red handbag lies in the middle of the road also.

Place of Origin

Britain (printed)

Date

1943 (printed)

Artist/maker

Ward, Lock & Co. (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Printed book jacket

Dimensions

Height: 190 mm, Width: 290 mm

Descriptive line

Book jacket for 'The Moving Finger' by Valentine. Great Britain, 1943.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Printing

Subjects depicted

Cars; Books; Couples; Accidents; Covers; Bicycles; Handbags

Categories

Books; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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