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Young Africa Goes To School

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1949 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Nunney, John (artist)
    Colonial Office (issuer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour offset lithograph

  • Museum number:

    E.375-1988

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 71, box C

Physical description

Colour offset lithograph poster showing a classroom scene of children sat at desks in the midst of a lesson. There is a map of Africa hanging on the wall to the right of the image and and the classroom windows are wide open.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

ca.1949 (issued)

Artist/maker

Nunney, John (artist)
Colonial Office (issuer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour offset lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

'Nunney'
Signed.

'G.P.D. 491/8'
Numbered on sheet.

Dimensions

Height: 50.6 cm size of sheet, Width: 75.9 cm size of sheet

Object history note

Possibly prepared by the Central Office of Information and for the Colonial Office, for use in British schools.

Descriptive line

'Young Africa Goes To School'. Colour offset lithograph poster depicting children in a classroom. Designed by John Nunney. Possibly prepared by the Central Office of Information for the Colonial Office, for use in British schools, ca.1945-50.

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

Production Note

Possibly prepared by the Central Office of Information for the Colonial Office, for use in British schools.

Techniques

Colour offset lithography

Subjects depicted

Children; Teacher; Books; Education; Classroom windows; Classroom; Desks; Map

Categories

Prints; Africa; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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