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Paddington Printshop Opens

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1975 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Phillips, John (designer)
    Paddington Printshop (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Paper, plastic laminate, handcut, photostencil

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Greenwich Mural Workshop

  • Museum number:

    E.550-1934

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 84, box E

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.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1975 (made)

Artist/maker

Phillips, John (designer)
Paddington Printshop (made)

Materials and Techniques

Paper, plastic laminate, handcut, photostencil

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

Dimensions

Height: 77.4 cm, Width: 58.8 cm

Object history note

The poster was featured in an exhibition by the Greenwich Mural Workshop, before it moved premises, in 2008.

Descriptive line

Poster, made by the Paddington Printshop, designed and printed by John Phillips, London, 1975.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Text from the Greenwich Mural Workshop's 1986 exhibition 'Printing is Easy...?

Materials

Paper; Plastic laminate

Categories

Posters; Illustration

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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