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Poster - All right, the mirror's seen better days but the currant buns are very tasty
  • All right, the mirror's seen better days but the currant buns are very tasty
    Arden, Paul, born 1940 - died 2008
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All right, the mirror's seen better days but the currant buns are very tasty

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1988 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Arden, Paul, born 1940 - died 2008 (art director)
    Stark, Jeff (copywriter)
    Saatchi & Saatchi (producer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    colour offset lithograph

  • Museum number:

    E.516-1988

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 73, box A

Physical description

'All right, the mirror's seen better days but the currant buns are very tasty'; Poster advertising the Victoria and Albert Museum; Depicting a gilt mirror with a blurred image of a reflection of a man and woman kissing, with text below; Colour offset lithograph.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1988 (issued)

Artist/maker

Arden, Paul, born 1940 - died 2008 (art director)
Stark, Jeff (copywriter)
Saatchi & Saatchi (producer)

Materials and Techniques

colour offset lithograph

Dimensions

Height: 56.7 cm, Width: 41.4 cm

Descriptive line

'All right, the mirror's seen better days but the currant buns are very tasty'; Poster; Colour offset lithograph; From the campaign series 'V&A - An ace cafe with a nice museum attached', advertising the Victoria & Albert Museum; Art director, Paul Arden; Copywriter. Jeff Stark; Produced by Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising Ltd.' Great Britain; 1988.

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

Posters: British

Series Date: 1988

Techniques

Colour offset lithograph

Subjects depicted

Man; Woman; Mirror

Categories

Prints; Advertising; Tiles; History of the V&A; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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