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  • Place of origin:

    London, England (probably, made)

  • Date:

    20th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wilfred R. Addey, born 1912 - died 1999 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Offset lithograph? on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by K. D. and E. F. Law

  • Museum number:

    E.172-2003

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case I, shelf 189, box A

  • Image in copyright

Wilfrid R. Addey was a commercial artist for over sixty years, working for Dorland advertising and Mitchells among other London advertising firms. His work shows the range of products and illustration styles, from aeroplanes and cars, beer and perfume, to satirical cartoons and calendar pin-up girls and is representative of the post war boom in advertising during the late 1940s and 1950s.

Physical description

Print reproducing a scraperboard drawing for a Mitchells & Butlers beer advert, featuring glasses and bottle of beer, tennis racquet, tennis balls, scarf, deck chair, tennis cap.

Place of Origin

London, England (probably, made)

Date

20th century (made)

Artist/maker

Wilfred R. Addey, born 1912 - died 1999 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Offset lithograph? on paper

Marks and inscriptions

[MITCHEL]LS & BUTLERS / [EX]PORT / [PAL]E ALE
Your advantage / Mitchells & Butlers / "Good Honest Beer"

Dimensions

Height: 27.7 cm, Width: 17.5 cm

Historical context note

Wilfrid R. Addey worked as a commercial artist for over sixty years, working for Dorland advertising and Mitchells among other London advertising firms.

Descriptive line

Offset lithograph reproducing scraperboard drawing for a Mitchells & Butlers beer advert, by Wilfrid R. Addey; British, 20th century

Materials

Paper; Ink

Techniques

Offset lithography

Subjects depicted

Cap; Scarf; Deck chair; Beer bottle; Tennis racquet; Beer glasses; Tennis balls

Categories

Drinking; Prints; Advertising

Collection code

PDP

Qr_O231565
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