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Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (issued)

  • Date:

    1895 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Burch (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithograph

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Misses G.L.T. and L.J.D. Griffith

  • Museum number:

    E.122-1942

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MM, shelf 7

Physical description

'He Rides A Hampden And Has No Fear'. Poster advertising a brand of bicycle made by Barber & Co., Glasgow. Showing a cartoon-like character riding a bicycle, with a large number of police constables chasing him, truncheons in their hands. Hand written text at top and bottom. Lithograph. Signed and dated '95'.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (issued)

Date

1895 (issued)

Artist/maker

Burch (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

Signed and dated '95'.

Dimensions

Height: 88.9 cm, Width: 53.5 cm

Descriptive line

'He Rides A Hampden And Has No Fear'. Poster advertising a brand of bicycle, showing a cartoon-like character riding a bicycle, with a large number of police constables chasing him. Designed by Burch for Barber & Co., Hampden Cycle Works, Mitchell St. Glasgow. Great Britain. 1895.

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

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
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1942, London: HMSO, 1955.

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Lithography

Subjects depicted

Cyclist; Bicycle; Policemen

Categories

Prints; Advertising; Shopping; Transport; Children & Childhood; Posters; Scotland

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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