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The Race Into Space

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1984 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lawson, David, born 20 (artist)
    Brooke Bond Tea (issuer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour half-tone and letterpress

  • Museum number:

    E.162-1990

  • 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 the spacecraft Soyuz orbiting Earth. On the other side is a description of the history of the spacecraft.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

ca. 1984 (made)

Artist/maker

Lawson, David, born 20 (artist)
Brooke Bond Tea (issuer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour half-tone 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 Race Into Space' issued individually in packs of Brooke Bond Tea, with artwork by David Lawson and descriptions by Kenneth Gatland and Michael Wilson, illustrating the spacecraft Soyuz, colour half-tone and letterpress, Great Britain, ca. 1984

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

Spacecraft

Categories

Prints; Advertising; Illustration; Science

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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