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Evan Williams Original Shampoo

  • Object:

    Poster

  • 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:

    E.78-1973

  • 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)

Date

ca.1920 (issued)

Artist/maker

Knight, Austin (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

Signed.

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

Dimensions

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

Techniques

Colour lithography

Subjects depicted

Health; Beauty

Categories

Prints; Advertising; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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