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Space Walk

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1969 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Thatcher Palmer, Sue, born 1947 (maker)
    Thatcher, Sue, born 1947 (maker)
    Warner and Sons (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gouache, with collage of lettratone, adhesive labels, chartpack and other films

  • Museum number:

    E.578-1988

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case LD, shelf 41

Physical description

Space Walk; Design for a screen-printed cotton produced by Warner & Sons to commemorate the moon landings, 1969. Inscribed in ball-point pen with notes (some obscured by water damage) and a colour key. Stamped P3793. Stamped on the back with the artist's stamp and dated April 69 No.1.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1969 (made)

Artist/maker

Thatcher Palmer, Sue, born 1947 (maker)
Thatcher, Sue, born 1947 (maker)
Warner and Sons (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Gouache, with collage of lettratone, adhesive labels, chartpack and other films

Dimensions

Height: 55.5 cm, Width: 76.2 cm

Object history note

Exhibitions: The finished textile appeared in A Choice of Design 1850-1980: Fabrics by Warner & Sons, Ltd, 1981-2 [Commencing The Minories, Colchester, September 1981].

Notes: There is an example of the fabric produced from this design in the Collection of Textiles [Circ. 44 & A-1970].

Descriptive line

Space Walk; Design for a screen-printed cotton produced by Warner & Sons to commemorate the moon landings, 1969.

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

Jonathan M. Woodham, Twentieth Century Ornament (Studio Vista, 1990) p.264

Categories

Designs; Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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