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October

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (issued)

  • Date:

    1954 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hilder, Rowland V.P.R.I., S.M.A., born 1905 - died 1993 (designer)
    Hilder, Edith née Blenkiron, born 1904 (designer)
    Shell Mex and B.P. Ltd. (issuer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour offset lithograph and letterpress printing

  • Credit Line:

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

  • Museum number:

    E.1445-1963

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case SS, shelf 15, box A

Physical description

'October'. Colour offset lithograph poster with letterpress printing, advertising a series of Shell Guides to wild flowers issued by Shell-Mex and B.P. Ltd..

Place of Origin

Great Britain (issued)

Date

1954 (issued)

Artist/maker

Hilder, Rowland V.P.R.I., S.M.A., born 1905 - died 1993 (designer)
Hilder, Edith née Blenkiron, born 1904 (designer)
Shell Mex and B.P. Ltd. (issuer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour offset lithograph and letterpress printing

Dimensions

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

Object history note

This poster is one of a series of twelve posters.

Descriptive line

'October'. Colour offset lithograph poster with letterpress printing, one of a series of twelve posters advertising a series of Shell Guides to wild flowers for each month. Designed by Rowland and Edith Hilder. Issued by Shell-Mex and B.P. Ltd.. Great Britain. 1963.

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.
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

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Letterpress printing; Colour offset lithography

Subjects depicted

Flowers (plants)

Categories

Advertising; Prints; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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