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Let the Empire Flourish

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    early 20th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gill, MacDonald FRIBA, born 1884 - died 1947 (artist)
    Empire Marketing Board (issuer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithography

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Empire Marketing Board

  • Museum number:

    E.445-1932

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MM, shelf 2

Physical description

Colour lithograph poster, 6 sheets depicting decorative maps of Australia, Canada and the 'Highways of Empire'.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

early 20th century (made)

Artist/maker

Gill, MacDonald FRIBA, born 1884 - died 1947 (artist)
Empire Marketing Board (issuer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithography

Marks and inscriptions

'Macdonald Gill.'
Signed

Dimensions

Height: 230 in, Width: 45.75 in

Descriptive line

Poster by MacDonald Gill, 'Let the Empire Flourish,' 6 sheets depicting decorative maps of Australia, Canada and the 'Highways of Empire', issued by the Empire Marketing Board, colour lithograph, early 20th century

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

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

Materials

Paper; Ink

Techniques

Colour lithography

Subjects depicted

Empire; Maps

Categories

Posters; Prints; Maps

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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