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Poster - Too True To Be Good
  • Too True To Be Good
    Knight, Laura Dame, born 1877 - died 1970
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Too True To Be Good

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    London (probably, issued)
    Birmingham (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1932 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Knight, Laura Dame, born 1877 - died 1970 (artist)
    Unknown (maker)
    Moody Brothers (issued by)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    colour lithograph

  • Museum number:

    E.1203-1935

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 69, box A

Physical description

Colour lithograph poster for a touring production of 'A Silent Accuser'

Place of Origin

London (probably, issued)
Birmingham (made)

Date

ca.1932 (issued)

Artist/maker

Knight, Laura Dame, born 1877 - died 1970 (artist)
Unknown (maker)
Moody Brothers (issued by)

Materials and Techniques

colour lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

Signed.

Dimensions

Height: 75.1 cm, Width: 51 cm, Height: 19 in, Width: 29 in

Object history note

This poster is possibly advertising the theatrical production at the New Theatre, London, 13 September 1932.

Descriptive line

'Too True To Be Good'. Lithograph poster advertising a production of the play by George Bernard Shaw. Designed by Dame Laura Knight, Great Britain, ca.1932.

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 Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1935 London: HMSO, 1935

Production Note

This poster is possibly advertising the theatrical production at the New Theatre, London, 13 September 1932.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Lithography; Colour lithograph

Subjects depicted

Theatre

Categories

Prints; Advertising; Entertainment & Leisure; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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