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  • Place of origin:

    United States (printed)

  • Date:

    1958 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour offset lithograph

  • Museum number:

    E.190-1990

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 159

Physical description

A promotional sales brochure advertising the 1959 Ford Thunderbird. The front of the brochure depicts a photographic image of a black Ford Thunderbird containing four passengers. One of the passengers, a woman wearing a turquoise cocktail dress, is stepping out of the car. The back cover depicts a night scene showing a pink Ford Thunderbird, containing four passengers, driving alongside a river. On the inside of the brochure there are images showing people using their cars; some have the roof down, some have put the seats down to make more room whilst others are unpacking a large number of suitcases from a spacious boot. There is also a lot of information promoting the car by highlighting its specifications and unique selling points.

Place of Origin

United States (printed)

Date

1958 (printed)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Colour offset lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

'Doane-Minto Ford Sales, 101 California Drive, Burlinghame, California.'
Stamped with the name of the dealer

Dimensions

Height: 31.7 cm, Width: 45.7 cm

Descriptive line

Print, promotional sales brochure advertising the 1959 Ford Thunderbird, issued by the Ford Motor Company, colour offset lithograph, United States, printed 1958

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

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

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Lithography

Subjects depicted

Automobiles

Categories

Prints; Printed pages & sheets; Advertising; Transport

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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