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Home Gardens For Home Markets

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (issued)

  • Date:

    1930 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Paul Nash, born 1889 - died 1946 (artist)
    Empire Marketing Board (issuer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithograph

  • Museum number:

    E.174-1980

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 514, case PR, shelf 229, box R

Physical description

One sheet of a colour lithograph poster made up of six sheets. The design is a colour illustration showing two wicker baskets of produce in the foreground, with two glasshouses and a watering can behind.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (issued)

Date

1930 (issued)

Artist/maker

Paul Nash, born 1889 - died 1946 (artist)
Empire Marketing Board (issuer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

Signed.

Dimensions

Height: 120 cm, Width: 151.7 cm

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 Paul 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

Food industry (the); Vegetables; Fruit; Baskets; Glasshouses; Watering cans; Empire

Categories

Propaganda; Prints; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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