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Filigree & Shadow

  • Object:

    Record Sleeve

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (published)

  • Date:

    1986 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Grierson, Nigel (photographer)
    23 Envelope (design agency)
    Beggars Group Media Limited - Beggars Banquet Records (record label)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Print (probably offset lithograph) on card

  • Museum number:

    E.296-1989

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case TS, shelf 16

Physical description

double 12" long-playing record album 'Filigree & Shadow' recorded by the group This Mortal Coil. The front shows a close-up, black and white, photographic image of half a man's face; the band name and album title are lettered over the image. The back of the sleeve shows a similar image, slightly closer to and with the man's eye closed; it is lettered with the band name, tracklisting, 4AD logo and catalogue number 'DAD 609'.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (published)

Date

1986 (published)

Artist/maker

Grierson, Nigel (photographer)
23 Envelope (design agency)
Beggars Group Media Limited - Beggars Banquet Records (record label)

Materials and Techniques

Print (probably offset lithograph) on card

Marks and inscriptions

Front of sleeve lettered with band name and album title.

Back of sleeve lettered with the band name, tracklisting, 4AD logo and catalogue number 'DAD 609'.

Dimensions

Height: 31.5 cm, Width: 31.5 cm

Descriptive line

Cover sleeve for the double 12" long-playing record album 'Filigree & Shadow' recorded by the group This Mortal Coil. Cover design by 23 Envelope, with photography by Nigel Grierson. Published by 4AD, Great Britain, 1986.

Materials

Card

Techniques

Offset lithography

Subjects depicted

Photograph; Man

Categories

Labels & packaging; Music

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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