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Summer in Welwyn

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (issued)

  • Date:

    1939 (designed)
    1939 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Paine, Charles, born 1895 - died 1967 (artist)
    Estate Office, Welwyn Garden City (issuer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithograph

  • Museum number:

    E.1376-1976

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 71, box D

Physical description

Colour lithograph poster advertising houses to let or for sale in Welwyn Garden City. There is a stylised depiction of a daffodil and butterflies in the centre of the design.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (issued)

Date

1939 (designed)
1939 (issued)

Artist/maker

Paine, Charles, born 1895 - died 1967 (artist)
Estate Office, Welwyn Garden City (issuer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

Signed and dated '1939'.

'SUMMER / in WELWYN'
Text of design.

Dimensions

Height: 76.1 cm, Width: 50.9 cm

Descriptive line

'Summer in Welwyn'. Colour lithograph poster advertising houses to let or for sale in Welwyn Garden City. Designed by Charles Paine and issued by the Estate Office of Welwyn Garden City, Great Britain, 1939.

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

Daffodil; Butterflies; Summer

Categories

Prints; Advertising; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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