The Gondoliers

Advertisement Card
c.1885 (printed)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


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Materials and Techniques
Colour lithography
Brief Description
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.
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.
Dimensions
  • Average size of objects e.1714 to 1717 1925. height: 12.8cm
  • Average size of objects e.1714 to 1717 1925. width: 17cm
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Associated Objects
Bibliographic Reference
Edge, Kevin. The Art of Selling Songs : Graphics for the Music Business, 1690-1990. London : Futures Publications, 1991.
Collection
Accession Number
E.1717-1925

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