The Race Into Space

Print
ca. 1984 (made)
The Race Into Space thumbnail 1
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

A picture card depicting, on one side, a colour illustration of a space probe orbiting Jupiter. On the other side is a description of the history of NASA's 'Grand Tour' reconnaissance mission.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Colour half-tone and letterpress
Brief Description
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 a space probe from 'The Grand Tour' orbiting Jupiter, colour half-tone and letterpress, Great Britain, ca. 1984
Physical Description
A picture card depicting, on one side, a colour illustration of a space probe orbiting Jupiter. On the other side is a description of the history of NASA's 'Grand Tour' reconnaissance mission.
Dimensions
  • Height: 6.8cm
  • Width: 3.7cm
Object history
This card is part of a set of cards that were issued individually in packs of Brooke Bond Tea.
Subject depicted
Association
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1990
Other Number
No. 47 - Series number
Collection
Accession Number
E.178-1990

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record createdFebruary 18, 2009
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