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BP Ethyl for snappy engines Magic anti knock

  • Object:

    Design

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    early 20th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Fries, Leonard, born 1881 - died 1965 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    paper, pencil, chinese white, bodycolour, cardboard

  • Museum number:

    E.452-1989

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case LD, shelf 37

Physical description

Design for a poster, pencil, bodycolour and chinese white drawing on cardboard. A printed label on the reverse with the address of the designer.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

early 20th century (made)

Artist/maker

Fries, Leonard, born 1881 - died 1965 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

paper, pencil, chinese white, bodycolour, cardboard

Dimensions

Height: 22.7 cm, Width: 45.5 cm

Descriptive line

Design for a poster by Leonard Fries: 'BP Ethyl for snappy engines Magic anti knock', poster advertising BP petrol. British, pencil bodycolour and chinese white on cardboard, early 20th century

Materials

Cardboard; Chinese white; Body colour; Pencil

Techniques

Drawing

Categories

Designs; Advertising; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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