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BP Ethyl Banishes Pinking. To be taken at regular intervals

  • Object:

    Design

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1936 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pencil, chinese white, bodycolour, paper, drawing

  • Museum number:

    E.455-1989

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Design for a poster, pencil, chinese white and bodycolour on paper

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1936 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

pencil, chinese white, bodycolour, paper, drawing

Marks and inscriptions

Paid for as rough
Inscribed in pencil on reverse on designer's card

Leonard Fries 17/11/39. [passed] as rough [used] No
Inscribed in ink (not in the designer's hand) on Shell Mex and BP job label, along with title

Dimensions

Height: 23 cm, Width: 45.6 cm

Descriptive line

Design for a poster by Leonard Fries: 'BP Ethyl Banishes Pinking. To be taken at regular intervals', poster advertising BP petrol. British, pencil, chinese white and bodycolour on paper, 1936

Materials

Paper; Pencil; Chinese white; Bodycolour

Techniques

Drawing

Categories

Designs; Advertising; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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