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Free Trade

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    London (printed)

  • Date:

    1906 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kennington, Thomas Benjamin, born 1856 - died 1916 (artist)
    David Allen & Sons Ltd. (printers (people))
    The National Union of Conservative and Constitutional Associations (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour half-tone

  • Museum number:

    E.188-1968

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 68, box 73

Physical description

Colour half-tone print political poster satirising an issue in the general election of 1906, reproducing an oil painting by Thomas Benjamin Kennington. Signed 'T.B. Kennington' and numbered '173'.

Place of Origin

London (printed)

Date

1906 (issued)

Artist/maker

Kennington, Thomas Benjamin, born 1856 - died 1916 (artist)
David Allen & Sons Ltd. (printers (people))
The National Union of Conservative and Constitutional Associations (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Colour half-tone

Marks and inscriptions

'T.B. Kennington'
Signed

'173'
and numbered

Dimensions

Height: 76.8 cm, Width: 102.1 cm

Descriptive line

'Free Trade'. Political poster satirising an issue in the general election of 1906. A reproduction of an oil painting by Thomas Benjamin Kennington, R.B.A., published by the National Union of Conservative & Constitutional Associations, Westminster, London, 1906.

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

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1968 London: HMSO, 1969.
Summary Catalogue of British Posters to 1988 in the Victoria & Albert Museum in the Department of Design, Prints & Drawing. Emmett Publishing, 1990. 129 p. ISBN: 1 869934 12 1

Production Note

Printed by David Allen & Sons, Ltd. 180, Fleet Street, E.C.

Techniques

Colour half-tone print

Subjects depicted

Satire; Trade; Politics

Categories

Prints; Politics; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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