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St. James's Palace

  • Object:

    Menu card

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1951 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gould, Strom (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour process engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Editor of <i>Modern Publicity</i>

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 68, box BII

Physical description

Menu card with an illustration of St. James's Palace at the top of the sheet. A sentry is shown standing on guard outside the palace as a tourist takes a photograph. At the bottom of the sheet, printed in blue, is the P&O logo.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)


1951 (made)


Gould, Strom (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour process engraving

Marks and inscriptions

Lettered with company logo


Height: 21.6 cm sheet, Width: 14 cm sheet

Descriptive line

St. James's Palace. Menu card from a set of twelve showing London scenes, designed by Strom Gould for the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Co. Ltd. Colour process engraving, ca.1951.

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

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1952. London: HMSO, 1963.


Printing ink


Process engraving

Subjects depicted

Uniform; Tourist; Rifle; Palace; Soldier


Eating; Ephemera; Prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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