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Plate - Midwinter Modern
  • Midwinter Modern
    Woodfull, Albert Henry 'Woody', born 1912 - died 2011
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Midwinter Modern

  • Object:

    Plate

  • Place of origin:

    Birmingham (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1957 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Woodfull, Albert Henry 'Woody', born 1912 - died 2011 (designer)
    Vale, John (designer)
    Streetly Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (manufacturer)
    W. R. Midwinter Ltd.

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Melamine

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.450-1963

  • Gallery location:

    20th Century, Room 76, case 7

Physical description

Melamine plate in lime green

Place of Origin

Birmingham (made)

Date

ca. 1957 (designed)

Artist/maker

Woodfull, Albert Henry 'Woody', born 1912 - died 2011 (designer)
Vale, John (designer)
Streetly Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (manufacturer)
W. R. Midwinter Ltd.

Materials and Techniques

Melamine

Marks and inscriptions

'BREAK RESISTANT / TABLEWARE / MIDWINTER / MODERN / MADE IN ENGLAND' within a squared-off circular line, moulded on base

Dimensions

Diameter: 10.375 in

Object history note

CoID Design of the Year 1957. One of four items from the range acquired by the Museum.

Descriptive line

Plate, melamine, Midwinter Modern, designed by A.H. Woodfull and John Vale, ca. 1957

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

V&A Ceramics and Glass Collection Object Information File

Production Note

Designed by A. H. 'Woody' Woodfull and John Vale of the British Industrial Plastics Product Design Unit, Oldbury, Birmingham. Made by Streetly Manufacturing Co. Ltd. for Midwinter Ltd., using 'Melmex' melamine made by British Industrial Plastics Chemicals Ltd., Birmingham.

Materials

Melamine

Categories

Food vessels & Tableware; Design Council Award Winner; Plastic

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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