Chelsea Hospital

Menu Card
1951 (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Menu card with an illustration of Chelsea Hospital at the top of the sheet. At the left of the scene is a Chelsea pensioner, leaning on a field gun. At the bottom of the sheet, printed in blue, is the P&O logo.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Colour process engraving
Brief Description
Chelsea Hospital. 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.
Physical Description
Menu card with an illustration of Chelsea Hospital at the top of the sheet. At the left of the scene is a Chelsea pensioner, leaning on a field gun. At the bottom of the sheet, printed in blue, is the P&O logo.
Dimensions
  • Sheet height: 21.6cm
  • Sheet width: 14cm
Marks and Inscriptions
'P&O' (Lettered with company logo)
Credit line
Given by the Editor of Modern Publicity
Subjects depicted
Places Depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1952. London: HMSO, 1963.
Collection
Accession Number
E.1839-1952

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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