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Photographers Prefer Shell

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (issued)

  • Date:

    1934 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Moffat, Curtis, born 1887 - died 1949 (photographer)
    Shell Mex and B.P. Ltd. (issuer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour offset lithograph

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs. T. E. Griffits

  • Museum number:

    E.5155-1958

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 71, box 13

Physical description

Poster.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (issued)

Date

1934 (issued)

Artist/maker

Moffat, Curtis, born 1887 - died 1949 (photographer)
Shell Mex and B.P. Ltd. (issuer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour offset lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

'PHOTOGRAPHERS PREFER SHELL'
Lettered above image.

'YOU CAN BE SURE OF SHELL'
Lettered below image.

Dimensions

Height: 78.74 cm, Width: 113.98 cm

Descriptive line

'Photographers Prefer Shell'. Colour offset lithograph poster showing a colour photograph of equipment used in the printing of photographs. Part of the 'You Can Be Sure Of Shell' poster series. Image by Curtis Moffat. Issued by Shell-Mex and B. P. Ltd., Great Britain, 1934.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1957-1958 London: HMSO, 1964
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 offset lithography

Subjects depicted

Photography; Bottles; Colour photograph

Categories

Prints; Advertising; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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