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Record Sleeve

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (manufactured)

  • Date:

    1959 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Columbia Records (publisher)
    EMI (record label)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Line-block or lithograph print

  • Museum number:

    E.1786-1990

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case TS, shelf 40

Physical description

A Columbia/EMI seven-inch, 45 rpm record bag, with a design showing young people dancing and listening to music.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (manufactured)

Date

1959 (issued)

Artist/maker

Columbia Records (publisher)
EMI (record label)

Materials and Techniques

Line-block or lithograph print

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed on front with the title and on the back 'SIDE SADDLE'.

Dimensions

Height: 7 in approx, Width: 7 in approx

Object history note

This bag was used to package a recording of Russ Conway performing 'Side Saddle' and 'Pixilated Penguin'.

Descriptive line

'Columbia/EMI' seven-inch, 45 rpm record bag, with a design showing young people dancing and listening to music. Issued by Columbia Records, Great Britain, ca.1959.

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.

Production Note

E.1787-1990 is the record that was packaged in this bag.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Line block printing; Lithography

Subjects depicted

Dancing; Music

Categories

Labels & packaging; Music

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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