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Exhibition By Harry Morley

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    London (issued)

  • Date:

    ca.1920s-30s (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Morely, Harry, born 1881 - died 1943 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour and body colour drawing

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Herbert Furst

  • Museum number:

    E.562-1932

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case JJ, shelf 18

Physical description

Original watercolour and body colour drawing, used as a poster to advertise an exhibition of the artist’s works held at The Little Art Rooms, Adelphi, London. The central image of the design shows a woman wearing a pink dress sitting down and holding the arm of a small nude child.

Place of Origin

London (issued)

Date

ca.1920s-30s (issued)

Artist/maker

Morely, Harry, born 1881 - died 1943 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour and body colour drawing

Marks and inscriptions

'THE LITTLE ART ROOMS / 8 DUKE STREET / ADELPHI / BY / HARRY MORLEY'
Text of advertisement.

Dimensions

Height: 64 cm, Width: 49.3 cm

Descriptive line

'The Little Art Rooms : Exhibition By Harry Morley'. Original watercolour and body colour drawing used as a poster to advertise an exhibition of the artist’s works. By Harry Morley, London, ca.1920s-30s.

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 & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1932. London: HMSO, 1933.

Materials

Water-colour; Body colour

Techniques

Drawing (image-making)

Subjects depicted

Woman; Dress; Child

Categories

Drawings; Advertising; Entertainment & Leisure; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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