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One Thousand Years of Trouble

  • Object:

    Record Sleeve

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1987 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Age of Chance (band (ensemble))
    Designers Republic (designer)
    Virgin Records Ltd (record label)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    colour offset lithograph on cardboard

  • Credit Line:

    Given by The Designers Republic

  • Museum number:

    E.790-1990

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case TS, shelf 6

Physical description

Cardboard inner-sleeve for a 12" long-playing record of 'One Thousand Years of Trouble', recorded by the group Age of Chance for Virgin Records Ltd..
The design features a number of mass-media related images and a manipulated image of the Bayeux Tapestry and the text Listen / Crush / The Mighty Roar of Consumption, Construction & Corruption / This is the Sound. The design on the reverse features three stars and two columns of aerial bombs, in red on a blue ground, and excerpts of text in orange.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1987 (made)

Artist/maker

Age of Chance (band (ensemble))
Designers Republic (designer)
Virgin Records Ltd (record label)

Materials and Techniques

colour offset lithograph on cardboard

Marks and inscriptions

Includes the text 'Listen / Crush / The Mighty Roar of Consumption, Construction & Corruption / This is the Sound'.

Dimensions

Height: 12 in approx, Width: 12 in approx

Descriptive line

Cardboard inner-sleeve for a 12" long-playing record of 'One Thousand Years of Trouble', recorded by the group Age of Chance. Design by Ian Anderson and Nick Phillips (of The Designers Republic). Issued by Virgin Records Ltd., England, 1987.

Materials

Cardboard; Printing ink

Techniques

Colour offset lithography

Subjects depicted

Stars; Ice hockey; Bayeux Tapestry; Aerial bombs

Categories

Labels & packaging; Music

Production Type

Mass produced

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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