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Bath

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (issued)

  • Date:

    ca.1922 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Paine, Charles, born 1895 - died 1967 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithograph

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by Messrs Saunders, Phillips & Co., Ltd.

  • Museum number:

    E.1465-1922

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 71, box 64

Physical description

Colour lithograph poster advertising the city of Bath, the design depicting a man wearing a red frock coat bowing to a woman wearing a dark dress. It is evening time and there is a crescent moon in the top-right corner of the image. Lettered in white beneath the image: 'Bath. In The Eighteenth Century And Today. The Premier Health And Pleasure Resort'.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (issued)

Date

ca.1922 (issued)

Artist/maker

Paine, Charles, born 1895 - died 1967 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

'Charles Paine'
Signed.

'Bath / In The Eighteenth Century And Today. The Premier Health And Pleasure Resort'
Lettered in white beneath the image.

Dimensions

Height: 101 cm, Width: 63 cm

Descriptive line

'Bath. In The Eighteenth Century And Today. The Premier Health And Pleasure Resort'. Colour lithograph poster advertising the city of Bath, the design depicting a man wearing a red frock coat bowing to a woman wearing a dark dress. Designed by Charles Paine, Great Britain, ca.1922.

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

Frock coat; Woman; Crescent moon; Tourism; Man

Categories

Prints; Advertising; Transport; Entertainment & Leisure; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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