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'Surprise Engagement' by Berta Buck

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    1947 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hutchinson & Co. (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed book jacket

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Printed book jacket for 'Surprise Engagement' by Berta Buck. A man and two women are depicted looking very surprised at announcements in The Times newspaper. On the spine is a wedding ring.

Place of Origin

Britain (printed)


1947 (printed)


Hutchinson & Co. (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Printed book jacket


Height: 190 mm, Width: 290 mm

Descriptive line

Book jacket for 'Surprise Engagement' by Berta Buck. Great Britain, 1947.





Subjects depicted

Books; Marriage; Announcements; Covers; Wedding; Newspapers


Books; Prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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