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Greetings telegram

Greetings telegram

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain, Uk (issued)

  • Date:

    ca.1951 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Herbert, Stanley, born 1905 (designer)
    GPO (issuer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour process engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Editor of Modern Publicity

  • Museum number:

    E.1828-1952

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 42, box B

Physical description

Greetings telegram printed in colour. The sheet is bordered with gold and illustrations of flowers.

Place of Origin

Great Britain, Uk (issued)

Date

ca.1951 (issued)

Artist/maker

Herbert, Stanley, born 1905 (designer)
GPO (issuer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour process engraving

Marks and inscriptions

'Greetings Telegram GPO'
'S. Herbert'

Dimensions

Height: 16.5 cm sheet, Width: 21.6 cm sheet

Descriptive line

Greetings telegram designed by Stanley Herbert, and issued by the General Post Office. 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.
The full text of the entry is as follows:
"HERBERT, Stanley (1905- )
Greetings telegram issued by the General Post Office, c.1951.
Signed S. Herbert.
Colour process engraving. Size of sheet 16.5 x 21.6 cm.
Given by the Editor of Modern Publicity"

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Process engraving

Subjects depicted

Flowers

Categories

Ephemera; Prints

Collection code

PDP

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