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Evan Williams Original Shampoo

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (issued)

  • Date:

    ca.1920 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Knight, Austin (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithograph

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Ogilvy Benson & Mather Ltd.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 514, case PR, shelf 73, box R

Physical description

'Evan Williams Original Shampoo'. Colour lithograph advertisement poster with stamp and sticker ('Only 4d why pay more') attached.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (issued)


ca.1920 (issued)


Knight, Austin (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithograph

Marks and inscriptions


'Only 4d why pay more'
Lettered on a sticker attached to the poster.


Height: 293.7 cm, Width: 195.7 cm

Descriptive line

'Evan Williams Original Shampoo'. Colour lithograph poster with stamp and sticker attached. Designed by Austin Knight, Great Britain, ca.1920.

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


Colour lithography

Subjects depicted

Health; Beauty


Prints; Advertising; Posters


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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