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On display at V&A South Kensington
Request to view at the Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C , Case Y, Shelf 65, Box C

Exhibition of Science

Poster
1951 (issued)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Colour poster. The design incorporates a globe with a map of Great Britain on it. Lettered at bottom of sheet.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Colour offset lithography
Brief Description
'Exhibition of Science'. Poster advertising an exhibition held at South Kensington in connection with the Festival of Britain. Designed by Robin Day and produced by the London Press Exchange. Colour offset lithograph, Great Britain, 1951.
Physical Description
Colour poster. The design incorporates a globe with a map of Great Britain on it. Lettered at bottom of sheet.
Dimensions
  • Height: 29in
  • Width: 19.375in
  • Height: 73.7cm
  • Width: 49.2cm
Second set of dimensions taken from: 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
Marks and Inscriptions
'Robin Day' (Signed)
Credit line
Given by the Editor of Modern Publicity
Object history
This poster was reproduced on p.42 of Modern Publicity 1952-1953, The Studio Publications, 1952.
Subject depicted
Places Depicted
Bibliographic References
  • 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
  • Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1952. London: HMSO, 1963.
Other Number
10/E12 - V&A microfiche
Collection
Accession Number
E.1923-1952

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