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Record Sleeve

  • Place of origin:

    United Kingdom (issued)

  • Date:

    1929-1932 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Broadcast Twelve Records (issuer)
    Vocalion Gramophone Co. Ltd. (issuer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Machine photogravure or lithograph print

  • Museum number:

    E.1792-1990

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Record bag for a Broadcast Twelve double-sided ten-inch 78 rpm record with a design featuring scrolling acanthus and musical instruments.

Place of Origin

United Kingdom (issued)

Date

1929-1932 (issued)

Artist/maker

Broadcast Twelve Records (issuer)
Vocalion Gramophone Co. Ltd. (issuer)

Materials and Techniques

Machine photogravure or lithograph print

Marks and inscriptions

'Broadcast Twelve / DOUBLE-SIDED / Playing duration equal to a 12" Record / The Popular Classic Record / ELECTRICALLY RECORDED BY THE MARCONI CO'S PROCESS'
Lettered as part of design. Also lettered with details of recordings available.

Dimensions

Height: 10 in approx, Width: 10 in approx

Descriptive line

Record bag for a 'Broadcast Twelve' double-sided ten-inch 78 rpm record, with a design featuring scrolling acanthus and musical instruments. Issued by Broadcast Twelve Records, Great Britain, 1929-32.

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

Photogravure; Lithography

Subjects depicted

Music; Lyre; Musical instruments; Acanthus

Categories

Labels & packaging; Advertising; Music

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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