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On display at V&A South Kensington
Request to view at the Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C , Case GG, Shelf 150

Drawing

c.1950 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

One sheet of nine preparatory pencil and body-colour sketches, featuring an anthropomorphised newspaper with human legs, for E.150-1980 (a poster, advertising The Financial Times newspaper).


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Pencil and body-colour sketches
Brief Description
One sheet of nine preparatory pencil and body-colour sketches, featuring an anthropomorphised newspaper with human legs, for E.150-1980 (a poster, advertising The Financial Times newspaper). By Abram Games. Great Britain. c.1950.
Physical Description
One sheet of nine preparatory pencil and body-colour sketches, featuring an anthropomorphised newspaper with human legs, for E.150-1980 (a poster, advertising The Financial Times newspaper).
Dimensions
  • Height: 50.8cm
  • Width: 40.5cm
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
Credit line
Acquired from the Artist in 1967
Object history
These are preparatory sketches for E.150-1980, a poster advertising 'The Financial Times'.
Production
E.150-1980 is a copy of the final poster design.
Subjects depicted
Associated Object
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
  • Taken from Departmental Circulation Register 1967
Collection
Accession Number
CIRC.243-1967

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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