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The Gondoliers

  • Object:

    Advertisement Card

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (printed)
    England (designed)

  • Date:

    c.1885 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Havers, Alice, born 1850 - died 1890 (artist)
    Hildesheimer & Faulkner (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithography

  • Museum number:

    E.1717-1925

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 68, box BII

Physical description

Colour lithograph advertisement card for 'The Gondoliers', a Gilbert and Sullivan operatic production at the Savoy Theatre, London. Design of a man and woman leaning against a stone monument. It is chiefly an all-purpose promotional advert for the Savoy Theatre, overlaid with letterpress details of performances together with adverts.

Place of Origin

Germany (printed)
England (designed)

Date

c.1885 (printed)

Artist/maker

Havers, Alice, born 1850 - died 1890 (artist)
Hildesheimer & Faulkner (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithography

Dimensions

Height: 12.8 cm Average size of objects E.1714 to 1717-1925., Width: 17 cm Average size of objects E.1714 to 1717-1925.

Descriptive line

Colour lithograph advertisement card for 'The Gondoliers' a Gilbert and Sullivan operatic production at the Savoy Theatre, London. Design by Alice Havers, England. Printed by Hildesheimer & Faulkner, Germany. c.1885.

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

Edge, Kevin. The Art of Selling Songs : Graphics for the Music Business, 1690-1990. London : Futures Publications, 1991.

Techniques

Colour lithography

Subjects depicted

Garland; Skull; Monument; Theatre; Man; Woman

Categories

Printed pages & sheets; Advertising; Entertainment & Leisure

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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