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My Life's Example

  • Object:

    Record Sleeve

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1986 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Designers Republic (Designer)
    Treebound Story (Band)
    FON Records (record label)
    Rough Trade (distributer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Offset lithograph in black and green on cardboard

  • Credit Line:

    Given by The Designers Republic

  • Museum number:

    E.818-1990

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case TS, shelf 8

Physical description

Cardboard cover sleeve for the 7" vinyl record single 'My Life's Example' recorded by Treebound Story. The cover features the band name and song title lettered in black, an abstract green line drawing and a grey branch of thorns (images repeated on the centre labels of the vinyl record), on a white ground. The reverse features credits, logos etc. in black text, on a white ground.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1986 (made)

Artist/maker

Designers Republic (Designer)
Treebound Story (Band)
FON Records (record label)
Rough Trade (distributer)

Materials and Techniques

Offset lithograph in black and green on cardboard

Dimensions

Height: 7 in approx, Width: 7 in approx

Object history note

The design is inspired by the book covers of The Penguin Modern Classics Series.

Descriptive line

Cardboard cover sleeve for the 7" vinyl record single 'My Life's Example' recorded by Treebound Story. Design by the Designers Republic. Published by Fon Records. Distributed by Rough Trade, England, 1986.

Materials

Cardboard

Techniques

Offset lithography

Subjects depicted

Thorn

Categories

Labels & packaging; Prints; Music

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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