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Home Gardens For Home Markets

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (issued)

  • Date:

    1930 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Nash, John Northcote, born 1893 - died 1977 (artist)
    Empire Marketing Board (issuer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithograph

  • Museum number:

    E.449:1-1932

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MM, shelf 2

Physical description

One sheet of a colour lithograph poster made up of six sheets. The design is an illustration of an orchard.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (issued)

Date

1930 (issued)

Artist/maker

Nash, John Northcote, born 1893 - died 1977 (artist)
Empire Marketing Board (issuer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

Signed.

Dimensions

Height: 584.2 cm overall size of six sheet poster, Width: 116.2 cm overall size of six sheet poster

Object history note

The purpose of the poster as a whole is to encourage the British public to celebrate and request home-grown produce.

Descriptive line

'Home Gardens For Home Markets'. One sheet of a colour lithograph poster made up of six sheets. This sheet was designed by John Nash. Issued by the Empire Marketing Board, Great Britain, 1930.

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

Summary Catalogue of British Posters to 1988 in the Victoria & Albert Museum in the Department of Design, Prints & Drawing. Emmett Publishing, 1990. 129 p. ISBN: 1 869934 12 1

Techniques

Colour lithography

Subjects depicted

Orchard; Buckets; Food; Empire; Fruit

Categories

Propaganda; Prints; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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