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"They shall beat their swords into plowshares"

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    1929 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kerr-Lawson, James, born 1864 - died 1939 (artist)
    Empire Marketing Board (issuer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithograph

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Empire Marketing Board

  • Museum number:

    E.447:3-1932

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

"They shall beat their swords into plowshares" etc. 1 sheet from a five-sheet colour lithograph poster issued for Armistice Day, November 1929. Signed.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (printed)

Date

1929 (issued)

Artist/maker

Kerr-Lawson, James, born 1864 - died 1939 (artist)
Empire Marketing Board (issuer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithograph

Dimensions

Height: 230 in, Width: 45.75 in

Descriptive line

"They shall beat their swords into plowshares" etc. 1 sheet from five-sheet colour lithograph poster issued for Armistice Day, November 1929. Designed by James Kerr-Lawson and issued by the Empire Marketing Board, Great Britain, 1929.

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
Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1932. London: HMSO, 1933

Materials

Paper; Ink

Techniques

Colour lithography

Subjects depicted

Commemoration; Quotations (texts); Peace

Categories

Posters; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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