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Poster - Exhibition of Science
  • Exhibition of Science
    Day, Robin, born 1915 - died 2010
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Exhibition of Science

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (issued)

  • Date:

    1951 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Day, Robin, born 1915 - died 2010 (designer)
    London Press Exchange (issuer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour offset lithography

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Editor of Modern Publicity

  • Museum number:

    E.1923-1952

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Toast Rack

Physical description

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

Place of Origin

Great Britain (issued)

Date

1951 (issued)

Artist/maker

Day, Robin, born 1915 - died 2010 (designer)
London Press Exchange (issuer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour offset lithography

Marks and inscriptions

'Robin Day'
Signed

Dimensions

Height: 29 in, Width: 19.375 in, Height: 73.7 cm, Width: 49.2 cm

Object history note

This poster was reproduced on p.42 of Modern Publicity 1952-1953, The Studio Publications, 1952.

Descriptive line

'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.

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
Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1952. London: HMSO, 1963.

Materials

Lithographic ink

Techniques

Offset lithography

Categories

Prints; Advertising; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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