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Poster - Eye for Industry

Eye for Industry

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (designed)

  • Date:

    1986 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Birdsall, Derek, born 1934 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour screenprint on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.2160-1991

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 62, box D

Physical description

Poster advertising an exhibition of work by Royal Designers for Industry held at the Victoria & Albert Museum, 26 November 1986 - 1 February 1987. The poster, printed predominantly in black, depicts a stylised eye with a blue iris beside a red oblong. The red oblong is representative of the letter 'I' in 'eye for Industry'.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (designed)

Date

1986 (designed)

Artist/maker

Birdsall, Derek, born 1934 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour screenprint on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Designed by Derek Birdsall. RDI'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 75.9 cm, Width: 50.6 cm

Descriptive line

Poster by Derek Birdsall, advertising and exhibition held at the V&A entitled 'Eye for Industry', colour screenprint, Great Britain, 1987

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1991

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Screenprinting

Subjects depicted

Eyes

Categories

Posters; Prints; Advertising; History of the V&A

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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