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Greetings telegram

Greetings telegram

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (issued)

  • Date:

    ca.1951 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Herbert, Stanley, born 1905 (designer)
    General Post Office (issuer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour process engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Editor of Modern Publicity

  • Museum number:


  • 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

Britain (issued)


ca.1951 (issued)


Herbert, Stanley, born 1905 (designer)
General Post Office (issuer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour process engraving

Marks and inscriptions

'Greetings Telegram GPO'
'S. Herbert'


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.


Printing ink


Process engraving

Subjects depicted



Ephemera; Prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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