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Printed Booklet - Decca Compact Disc Catalogue Spring 1989
  • Decca Compact Disc Catalogue Spring 1989
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Decca Compact Disc Catalogue Spring 1989

  • Object:

    Printed Booklet

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (issued)

  • Date:

    1989 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Decca Records (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour offset lithography

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Kevin Edge

  • Museum number:

    E.1320-1990

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB4G, shelf SH6, box TS56

Physical description

'Decca Compact Disc Catalogue. Spring 1989'. Illustrated 84-page booklet listing Decca's top-price, mid-price and budget-price recordings. Lettered with catalogue descriptions of over 700 titles. The ‘post-modern’ design incorporates a detail from an unidentified a 16-17th century engraving of female musicians.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (issued)

Date

1989 (issued)

Artist/maker

Decca Records (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Colour offset lithography

Marks and inscriptions

Lettered with catalogue descriptions of over 700 titles.

Dimensions

Height: 29.9 cm, Width: 21.1 cm

Object history note

The unidentified engraving used in this design is also used for the cover of Decca's Spring 1989 catalogue (E.1319-1990).

Descriptive line

'Decca Compact Disc Catalogue Spring 1989'. Illustrated 84-page booklet listing Decca recordings. The design incorporating a detail from an unidentified 16-17th century copper engraving. Colour offset lithography. Published by Decca International, London, 1989.

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

Edge, Kevin. The Art of Selling Songs : Graphics for the Music Business, 1690-1990. London : Futures Publications, 1991.

Techniques

Colour offset lithography

Subjects depicted

Oboe; Musical instruments; Harp; Musicians; Violin; Engraving

Categories

Labels & packaging; Advertising; Music

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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