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Hezekiah Brown Esq.

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (issued)

  • Date:

    c.1935 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gibbings, Robert, born 1889 - died 1958 (artist)
    Anderson, Green & Co. Ltd (issuer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithography

  • Museum number:

    E.394-1935

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 67, box 1

Physical description

'Hezekiah Brown Esq.' Colour lithograph poster advertising an Orient Line cruise to the West Indies. The design features a West Indian man sitting on a yellow bench, wearing a panama hat and carrying a cane. Signed.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (issued)

Date

c.1935 (issued)

Artist/maker

Gibbings, Robert, born 1889 - died 1958 (artist)
Anderson, Green & Co. Ltd (issuer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithography

Marks and inscriptions

Hezekiah Brown Esq.
Part of design.

Signed.

Dimensions

Height: 101.2 cm, Width: 63.2 cm

Descriptive line

'Hezekiah Brown Esq.' Colour lithograph poster advertising an Orient Line cruise to the West Indies. The design features a man wearing a panama hat. Designed by Robert Gibbings for Anderson, Green & Co. Ltd.. Great Britain. c.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

Techniques

Colour lithography

Subjects depicted

Cane; Panama hat; Travel; Man; Bench

Categories

Advertising; Prints; Transport; Entertainment & Leisure; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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