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Life on the Wall

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (issued)

  • Date:

    1958 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Leigh-Pemberton, John, born 1911 - died 1997 (designer)
    Shell Mex and B.P. Ltd. (issuer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithograph and letterpress

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Shell-Mex and B.P. Ltd.

  • Museum number:

    E.1487-1963

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2C, shelf DR107, box SS38

Physical description

Colour lithograph poster, one of a series of Shell Guides to animal life in the country. A colour illustration of occupies the top half of the sheet, with a passage of text below. All against a white ground.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (issued)

Date

1958 (issued)

Artist/maker

Leigh-Pemberton, John, born 1911 - died 1997 (designer)
Shell Mex and B.P. Ltd. (issuer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithograph and letterpress

Dimensions

Height: 73.7 cm size of sheet, Width: 50.8 cm size of sheet

Descriptive line

'Life on the Wall'. Colour offset lithograph and letterpress poster. One of a series of Shell Guides to animal life in the country. Designed by John Leigh-Pemberton and issued by Shell-Mex and B.P. Ltd., Great Britain, 1958.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1963 . London: HMSO, 1964.
Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1963 . London: HMSO, 1964.
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

Techniques

Colour lithography; Letterpress printing

Subjects depicted

Birds; Nature; Text; Wall

Categories

Advertising; Prints; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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