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Print - The History of the Motor Car
  • The History of the Motor Car
    Rush, Kenneth, born 20
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The History of the Motor Car

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1969 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Rush, Kenneth, born 20 (artist)
    Brooke Bond Tea (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour half-tone printing and letterpress

  • Museum number:

    E.109-1990

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 42, box DI

Physical description

A picture card depicting, on one side, a colour illustration of a red Riley Nine Monaco Saloon. On the other side is a description of the history and specifications of the automobile.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

ca. 1969 (made)

Artist/maker

Rush, Kenneth, born 20 (artist)
Brooke Bond Tea (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Colour half-tone printing and letterpress

Dimensions

Height: 6.8 cm, Width: 3.7 cm

Object history note

This card is part of a set of cards that were issued individually in packs of Brooke Bond Tea.

Descriptive line

Picture card, 1 from a complete set of 50, entitled 'The History of the Motor Car' issued individually in packs of Brooke Bond Tea, with artwork by Kenneth Rush and descriptions by Peter Hull, illustrating a Riley Nine Monaco Saloon, colour half-tone and letterpress, Great Britain, ca. 1969

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1990

Materials

Card; Printing ink

Techniques

Half-tone; Letterpress

Subjects depicted

Automobile

Categories

Prints; Transport; Advertising; Illustration

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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