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Print - 'Steering by a Star' by Ruby M. Ayres

'Steering by a Star' by Ruby M. Ayres

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    1949 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hodder & Stoughton (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed book jacket

  • Museum number:

    E.2261-1987

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Printed book jacket for 'Steering by a Star' by Ruby M. Ayres. A woman is depicted in front of a pair of large gates. She looks up at the sky aghast as a burning plane is on the verge of crash landing in the background. A short poem is also lettered on the front cover.

Place of Origin

Britain (printed)

Date

1949 (printed)

Artist/maker

Hodder & Stoughton (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Printed book jacket

Dimensions

Height: 190 mm, Width: 290 mm

Descriptive line

Book jacket for 'Steering by a Star' by Ruby M. Ayres. Great Britain, 1949.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Printing

Subjects depicted

Covers; Books; Planes; Gates; Fire; War

Categories

Books; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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