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Elliott Alice Boots

Poster
ca.1966 (printed)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

'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.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Lithography
Brief Description
'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.
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.
Dimensions
  • Height: 76cm
  • Width: 101.6cm
Marks and Inscriptions
  • 'Christadoulou' (Signed.)
  • 'Elliott / Alice Boots / Knightsbridge. Bond Street. Westbourne Grove . Cheltenham / this one 5&6gns' (Text of poster)
Object history
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.
Subject depicted
Place Depicted
Literary Reference<i>Salomé</i> by Oscar Wilde
Associated Object
Bibliographic References
  • 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
Other Number
8/E6 - V&A microfiche
Collection
Accession Number
E.12-1967

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record createdFebruary 11, 2009
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