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Poster - The King's Messenger AD 1482
  • The King's Messenger AD 1482
    Armstrong, John, born 1893 - died 1973
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The King's Messenger AD 1482

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (issued)

  • Date:

    1935 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Armstrong, John, born 1893 - died 1973 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    colour offset lithograph

  • Museum number:

    E.574-1981

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 42, box F

Physical description

'The King's Messenger AD 1482'; One of a set of four, or possibly more, panel posters for the General Post Office representing postal services throughout history; Colour offset lithograph; Signed.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (issued)

Date

1935 (printed)

Artist/maker

Armstrong, John, born 1893 - died 1973 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

colour offset lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

Signed.

Dimensions

Height: 50.2 cm average of E.573 to 576-1981, Width: 64 cm average of E.573 to 576-1981

Descriptive line

'The King's Messenger AD 1482'; One of a set of four, or possibly more, panel posters for the General Post Office representing postal services throughout history; Colour offset lithograph; Signed; By John Armstrong; 1935.

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

Horse; Knight

Categories

Prints; Advertising; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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