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Paddington Printshop Opens

Poster
1975 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Portrait poster advertising the opening of the Paddington Printshop. Across the top half of the poster is an orange banner with the phrase 'Paddington printshop opens May 1st 75 at - The Factory Chippenham Mews W9' in darker orange. Underneath this is a man dressed as a court jester, in a yellow, green and blue tunic and hat, holding a paintbrush in his left hand. The hat has bells on. Next to this man, in the bottom right of the poster is a yellow box, with 'Marylands community assoc. invites you to print your own posters, leaflets, magazines, books, etc. in the Paddington Printshop. please ring weekdays 10-10.30am to arrange a time, 286 1656' in brown.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Paper, plastic laminate, handcut, photostencil
Brief Description
Poster, made by the Paddington Printshop, designed and printed by John Phillips, London, 1975.
Physical Description
Portrait poster advertising the opening of the Paddington Printshop. Across the top half of the poster is an orange banner with the phrase 'Paddington printshop opens May 1st 75 at - The Factory Chippenham Mews W9' in darker orange. Underneath this is a man dressed as a court jester, in a yellow, green and blue tunic and hat, holding a paintbrush in his left hand. The hat has bells on. Next to this man, in the bottom right of the poster is a yellow box, with 'Marylands community assoc. invites you to print your own posters, leaflets, magazines, books, etc. in the Paddington Printshop. please ring weekdays 10-10.30am to arrange a time, 286 1656' in brown.
Dimensions
  • Height: 77.4cm
  • Width: 58.8cm
Dimensions include plastic laminate
Marks and Inscriptions
  • Marylands community assoc. invites you to print your own posters, leaflets, magazines, books, etc. in the Paddington Printshop. please ring weekdays 10-10.30am to arrange a time, 286 165
  • Paddington printshop opens May 1st 75 at - The Factory Chippenham Mews W9
Credit line
Given by the Greenwich Mural Workshop
Object history
The poster was featured in an exhibition by the Greenwich Mural Workshop, before it moved premises, in 2008.
Subject depicted
Place Depicted
Association
Bibliographic Reference
Text from the Greenwich Mural Workshop's 1986 exhibition 'Printing is Easy...?
Collection
Accession Number
E.550-1934

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record createdNovember 20, 2013
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