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Bottle Of Guinness 1966

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1966 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Penn, Stanley (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour offset lithograph

  • Museum number:

    E.551-1985

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2G, shelf DR103

Physical description

Colour offset lithograph poster advertising the drink Guinness. The design replicates a scene from the Bayeux Tapestry, with 'BATTLE OF HASTINGS 1066 lettered, as if embroidered, across the top and 'BOTTLE OF GUINNESS 1966' across the bottom.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1966 (made)

Artist/maker

Penn, Stanley (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Colour offset lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

'BATTLE OF HASTINGS 1066'
Lettered, as if embroidered, across the top of the design.

'BOTTLE OF GUINNESS 1966'
Lettered, as if embroidered, across the bottom of the design.

Dimensions

Height: 40.3 cm, Width: 83.7 cm

Object history note

This poster was probably intended for use on London Underground trains.

Descriptive line

'Bottle Of Guinness 1966'. Colour offset lithograph poster advertising the drink Guinness, the design replicating a scene from the Bayeux Tapestry. Designed by Stanley Penn, Great Britain, 1966.

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 offset lithography

Subjects depicted

Bayeux Tapestry; Horses

Categories

Prints; Advertising; Drinking; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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