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Poster - Tea Drives Away the Droops Says Mr T. Pott
  • Tea Drives Away the Droops Says Mr T. Pott
    Kauffer, Edward McKnight, born 1890 - died 1954
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Tea Drives Away the Droops Says Mr T. Pott

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (issued)

  • Date:

    1936 (designed)
    1936 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kauffer, Edward McKnight, born 1890 - died 1954 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithograph and offset

  • Museum number:

    E.516-1980

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 69, box D

Physical description

Poster designed for an unidentified client. A primarily yellow, blue and red design, incorporating a black and white photograph of the singer Gracie Fields drinking a cup of tea and a blue and white graphic of an anthropomorphised teapot holding a top hat. Signed and dated 'E. McKnight Kauffer 36'.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (issued)

Date

1936 (designed)
1936 (issued)

Artist/maker

Kauffer, Edward McKnight, born 1890 - died 1954 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithograph and offset

Marks and inscriptions

'E. McKnight Kauffer 36'
Signed and dated

'Tea Drives Away the Droops Says Mr T. Pott'
Text of design

Dimensions

Height: 76.1 cm, Width: 50.7 cm

Descriptive line

'Tea Drives Away the Droops Says Mr T. Pott'. Colour offset lithograph poster with a yellow, blue and red design, incorporating a photograph of the singer Gracie Fields. Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer for an unidentified client, Great Britain, 1936.

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

Summary Catalogue of British Posters to 1988 in the Victoria & Albert Museum in the Department of Design, Prints & Drawing. Emmett Publishing, 1990. 129 p. ISBN: 1 869934 12 1

Techniques

Colour offset lithography

Subjects depicted

Top hat; Teapot

Categories

Posters; Anthropomorphism; Paintings; Images Online

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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