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Poster - The perfect Christmas gift. It's a new toy everyday

The perfect Christmas gift. It's a new toy everyday

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Tim Wilcox on behalf of Manchester City Art Galleries

  • Museum number:

    E.356-1994

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 80, box A

Artist/maker

Unknown

Marks and inscriptions

1989 Lego Group etc.
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 59.7 cm, Width: 41.7 cm

Object history note

The poster amusingly refects the demise of Communism in Europe in 1989. It depicts the Brandenburg gate in Berlin and an East/West checkpoint, rendered in Lego, the well known children's construction/self-assembly toy.

Descriptive line

Poster issued by the Danish company, Lego, from the 'Europe Without Walls' exhibition

Techniques

Offset lithograph

Categories

Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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