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"Was given Virol from Birth"

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (issued)

  • Date:

    c.1925 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Brealey, William Ramsden, born 1889 - died 1949 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithograph

  • Museum number:

    E.2048-1973

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 514, case EXP

Physical description

'“Was given Virol from Birth”. The World’s most beautiful child'; Poster advertising Virol, a malt food for infants; Colour lithograph; Signed.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (issued)

Date

c.1925 (issued)

Artist/maker

Brealey, William Ramsden, born 1889 - died 1949 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

Signed.

Dimensions

Height: 299.7 cm, Width: 394.4 cm

Descriptive line

'“Was given Virol from Birth”. The World’s most beautiful child'; Poster advertising Virol, a malt food for infants; Colour lithograph; Signed; Probably by William Ramsden Brealey; Great Britain; c.1925

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

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Colour lithography

Subjects depicted

Food; Consumerism

Categories

Prints; Advertising; Children & Childhood; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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