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Butterfly & Globe

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (issued)

  • Date:

    1928 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Morris, Cedric Lockwood Sir, born 1889 - died 1982 (artist)
    Shell Mex and B.P. Ltd. (issued by)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithograph

  • Museum number:

    E.1422-1963

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 514, case PR, shelf 81, box R

Physical description

'Summer Shell on sale until next October'. Colour lithograph poster with an image showing two butterflies above a countryside road, one of them is settling on the black and white Shell logo (of the 1930s).

Place of Origin

Great Britain (issued)

Date

1928 (issued)

Artist/maker

Morris, Cedric Lockwood Sir, born 1889 - died 1982 (artist)
Shell Mex and B.P. Ltd. (issued by)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

'Cedric Morris'
Signed

Dimensions

Height: 86.4 cm size of sheet, Width: 114.3 cm size of sheet

Descriptive line

'Butterfly & Globe'. 'Summer Shell on sale until next October'. Colour lithograph poster designed by Cedric Lockwood Morris and issued by Shell-Mex and B.P. Ltd., Great Britain, 1938.

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.

Techniques

Colour lithography

Subjects depicted

Butterflies; Logo; Road

Categories

Advertising; Prints; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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