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Kew Gardens

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    London (issued)

  • Date:

    1935 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Barker, J. (designer)
    London Passenger Transport Board (issuer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithograph

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by the London Passenger Transport Board

  • Museum number:

    E.5-1936

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 62, box 13

Physical description

Colour lithograph poster advertising the Cactus House at Kew Gardens, Richmind, London. A central bright, bold illustration of flowering cacti against a pale-green ground, 'KEW GARDENS' lettered above the image and further text below.

Place of Origin

London (issued)

Date

1935 (issued)

Artist/maker

Barker, J. (designer)
London Passenger Transport Board (issuer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

'J. Barker'
Signed.

Dimensions

Height: 102.6 cm, Width: 64.6 cm

Descriptive line

'Kew Gardens'. Colour lithograph poster advertising the Cactus House at Kew Gardens, London, with a central bright, bold illustration of flowering cacti. Designed by J. Barker and issued by the London Passenger Transport Board, 1935.

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 1936, London: Board of Education, 1937.

Materials

Lithographic ink

Techniques

Colour lithography

Subjects depicted

Cacti; Flowers

Categories

Prints; Advertising; Entertainment & Leisure; Gardens & Gardening; Transport; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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