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poster - '66 Was a Great Year for English Football. Eric Cantona Was Born
  • '66 Was a Great Year for English Football. Eric Cantona Was Born
    McKay, Andy, born 1961
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'66 Was a Great Year for English Football. Eric Cantona Was Born

  • Object:

    poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1994 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    McKay, Andy, born 1961 (art director)
    Montgomery, Giles, born 1969 (copywriter)
    Schoerner, Norbert, born 1966 (photographer)
    Simons Palmer Denton Clemmow & Johnson (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour offset lithograph.

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Simons Palmer Denton Clemmow & Johnson

  • Museum number:

    E.886-1997

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 73, box D

Physical description

Poster depicting a head and shoulders portrait of a man in front of an English flag, with black copy ''66 Was a Great Year for English Football. Eric Cantona Was Born' on the right.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1994 (made)

Artist/maker

McKay, Andy, born 1961 (art director)
Montgomery, Giles, born 1969 (copywriter)
Schoerner, Norbert, born 1966 (photographer)
Simons Palmer Denton Clemmow & Johnson (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Colour offset lithograph.

Dimensions

Height: 29.6 cm, Width: 45.6 cm

Object history note

Exhibitions: Power of the Poster, London, Victoria & Albert Museum, April - July 1998

The birthdate of footballer Eric Cantona, the contaversial Manchester United star, is irreverently compared with the last time England won the World Cup - in 1966.

Descriptive line

Poster designed by Simons Palmer Denton Clemmow & Johnson, entitled '66 Was a Great Year for English Football. Eric Cantona Was Born', issued by sportswear manufacturers Nike, printer's proof. British, 1994

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

Taken from R.P. 1997/907 Acquisition Form
Taken from R.P. 1997/907 Catalogue Sheet

Materials

Printing ink; Paper

Techniques

Offset colour lithograph

Categories

Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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