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Poster - Elliott Alice Boots
  • Elliott Alice Boots
    Christodoulou, Paul, born 1937
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Elliott Alice Boots

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    London (printed)

  • Date:

    ca.1966 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Christodoulou, Paul, born 1937 (designer)
    Beardsley, Aubrey Vincent, born 1872 - died 1898 (illustrator)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithography

  • Museum number:

    E.12-1967

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2F, shelf DR108

Physical description

'Elliott Alice Boots'. A monochrome lithographic poster advertising ladies boots manufactured by T. Elliott & Sons. The design incorporating an illustration of a young woman, in a white dress and holding flowers, into a pastiche of designs after Aubrey Beardsley.

Place of Origin

London (printed)

Date

ca.1966 (printed)

Artist/maker

Christodoulou, Paul, born 1937 (designer)
Beardsley, Aubrey Vincent, born 1872 - died 1898 (illustrator)

Materials and Techniques

Lithography

Marks and inscriptions

'Christadoulou'
Signed.

'Elliot / Alice Boots / Knightsbridge. Bond Street. Westbourne Grove . Cheltenham / this one 5&6gns'
Text of poster

Dimensions

Height: 76 cm, Width: 101.6 cm

Object history note

The design contains elements from Beardsley's illustrations to 'The Wonderful History of Vergilius the the Sorcerer', 'Salome' including 'The Stomach Dance', 'The Woman in the Moon', 'Enter Herodias', 'The Eyes of Herod', 'The Toilette', and the title-page; 'Lysistrata haranguing the Athenian Women', 'Messalina returning from the Bath', 'Neophyte, and... the Black Art', 'The Kiss of Judas', 'Sganarelle and the Beggar'; The Pall Mall Magazine, cover designs for 'The Yellow Book', Vols I and IV and a self portrait.

Descriptive line

'Elliott Alice Boots'. A monochrome lithographic poster advertising ladies boots manufactured by T. Elliott & Sons. The design incorporates an illustration of a young woman in a white dress into a pastiche of designs after Aubrey Beardsley. Designed by Paul Christodoulou, ca.1966.

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

Philippe Thiébaut, ed. Art Nouveau Revival. Paris: Musee d'Orsay, 2009. ISBN: 978-2-35433-040-8.
Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1967 . London: HMSO, 1968.
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

Techniques

Lithography

Subjects depicted

Boots

Categories

Advertising; Illustration; Prints; Fashion; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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