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'Low Spirits' by Joan Butler

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    1945 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Stanley Paul (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed book jacket

  • Museum number:

    E.2207-1987

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Printed book jacket for 'Low Spirits' by Joan Butler. The large ghost of a woman described on the back cover as an 'unlamented witch and tough citizen' is depicted interrupting a party of dancing young people in country tweeds. They all drop their glasses and look towards the giant figure in amazement.

Place of Origin

Britain (printed)

Date

1945 (printed)

Artist/maker

Stanley Paul (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Printed book jacket

Dimensions

Height: 190 mm, Width: 290 mm

Descriptive line

Book jacket for a comical ghost story entitled 'Low Spirits' by Joan Butler. Great Britain, 1945.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Printing

Subjects depicted

Covers; Dancing; Plus fours; Books; Ghosts; Witches; Spirit; Party; Fear; Tweed

Categories

Books; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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