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Walton-on-the-Naze but Shell on the Road

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1935 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bawden, Edward, born 1903 - died 1989 (designer)
    Shell Mex and B.P. Ltd. (commissioned by)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithograph

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Messrs. Shell-Max and B.P. Ltd.

  • Museum number:

    C.11354B

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 3, shelf H, box 14

Physical description

Featuring children plating ball with a dog on a beach, a pier, promenade, sailing boats and a tourist train.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

ca. 1935 (made)

Artist/maker

Bawden, Edward, born 1903 - died 1989 (designer)
Shell Mex and B.P. Ltd. (commissioned by)

Materials and Techniques

Lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

YOU CAN BE SURE OF SHELL

WALTON- / ON-THE-NAZE / BUT / SHELL ON THE ROAD

THE SHELL GUIDE TO CORNWALL / An entirely new type of Guide Book. / Price 2/6. Obtainable from all booksellers.

S183/1753
Lower right corner

E.B.
Signed by artist on plate

Dimensions

Height: 28.8 cm, Width: 18.2 cm

Descriptive line

Press advertisement for Shell, designed by Edward Bawden, ca. 1935.

Materials

Printing ink; Card

Techniques

Lithography

Subjects depicted

Dogs; Beach; Pier

Categories

Advertising; Prints; Entertainment & Leisure; Transport

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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