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Home Bulbs

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)
    Great Britain (issued)

  • Date:

    1928 (designed)
    1929 (first issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Moore, A.A. (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithograph

  • Museum number:

    E.370-1988

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 70, box D

Physical description

Colour lithograph poster with a design showing a field of cultivated flowering tulips, planted in coloured bands (red, yellow, white etc.)

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)
Great Britain (issued)

Date

1928 (designed)
1929 (first issued)

Artist/maker

Moore, A.A. (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

'A.A.Moore '28'
Signed and dated.

'R.A.S.3'
Inscribed in pencil.

'C.R.S.'
Inscribed in another hand.

Dimensions

Height: 50.6 cm size of sheet, Width: 76.2 cm size of sheet

Object history note

This is a small version, re-printed for use in schools, of a poster that was first issued by the Empire Marketing Board in 1929.

Descriptive line

'Home Bulbs'. Colour lithograph poster re-printed for use in schools - a reduced version of the poster designed by A. A. Moore and first issued by the Empire Marketing Board in 1929.

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

A poster by the same artist entitled 'Home Bulbs for Home Gardens: Isles of Scilly' is reproduced in: Constantine, Stephen. Buy & Build: The Advertising Posters of the Empire Marketing Board. London. 1986, pl.38.
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

Production Note

This is a small version, re-printed for use in schools, of a poster that was first issued by the Empire Marketing Board in 1929.

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Field; Tulips; British Empire

Categories

Prints; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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