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'Beauty Too Rich' by Laura Whetter

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    1946 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Ward, Lock & Co. (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed book jacket

  • Museum number:

    E.2235-1987

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Printed book jacket for 'Beauty Too Rich' by Laura Whetter, depicting a woman kneeling on the ground, drawing a portrait of a young child holding a toy hammer. In the background is a man in a suit, smoking a pipe in the front doorway. The back cover desrcibes the difficulty of choosing between 'domesticity or a profession'.

Place of Origin

Britain (printed)

Date

1946 (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 'Beauty Too Rich' by Laura Whetter. Great Britain, 1946.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Printing

Subjects depicted

Pipes; Covers; Books; Portraits; Artists; Domestic; Fathers; Children; Families; Mothers

Categories

Books; Prints; Children & Childhood

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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