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Menu card - The' Old Curiosity Shop', Portsmouth Street
  • The' Old Curiosity Shop', Portsmouth Street
    Gould, Strom
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The' Old Curiosity Shop', Portsmouth Street

  • 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 the Old Curoisty Shop at the top of the sheet. On the right of the scene a policeman assists two cyclists with directions; the shop is on the left. 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

Signed within the illustration


Height: 21.6 cm sheet, Width: 14 cm sheet

Descriptive line

The' Old Curiosity Shop', Portsmouth Street. 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

Cyclist; Shop; Bicycle; Policeman


Eating; Ephemera; Prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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