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Rowntree's Elect Cocoa

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    1896 (designed)
    1896-1919 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Pryde, James, born 1869 - died 1941 (artist)
    Nicholson, William Newzam Prior (Sir), born 1872 - died 1949 (artist)
    Beggarstaff Brothers (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Process engraving on paper

  • Credit Line:

    © Desmond Banks

  • Museum number:

    E.713-1919

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 39

Physical description

Pictorial advertisement for cocoa made by Rowntree's; Depicting three men and a tea cup alongside the text 'Rowntree's Elect Cocoa'; A reduced facsimile of the poster E.1209-1927; Process engraving on paper; Signed.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (printed)

Date

1896 (designed)
1896-1919 (printed)

Artist/maker

Pryde, James, born 1869 - died 1941 (artist)
Nicholson, William Newzam Prior (Sir), born 1872 - died 1949 (artist)
Beggarstaff Brothers (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Process engraving on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Rowntree's / Elect / Cocoa'
Text as part of design.

Signed.

Dimensions

Height: 20.7 cm, Width: 14.1 cm

Descriptive line

'Rowntree's Elect Cocoa'; Pictorial advertisement for cocoa made by Rowntree's; Reduced facsimile of the original poster (see E.1209-1927); Colour lithograph on paper; Signed; Design by Beggarstaff Brothers; Great Britain; 1896-1919.

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

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Colour lithography

Subjects depicted

Men; Teacup

Categories

Prints; Drinking; Advertising; Posters; Scotland

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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