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'66 Was a Great Year for English Football. Eric Cantona Was Born

Poster
1994 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Poster depicting a head and shoulders portrait of a man in front of an English flag, with black copy ''66 Was a Great Year for English Football. Eric Cantona Was Born' on the right.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Colour offset lithograph.
Brief Description
Poster designed by Simons Palmer Denton Clemmow & Johnson, entitled '66 Was a Great Year for English Football. Eric Cantona Was Born', issued by sportswear manufacturers Nike, printer's proof. British, 1994
Physical Description
Poster depicting a head and shoulders portrait of a man in front of an English flag, with black copy ''66 Was a Great Year for English Football. Eric Cantona Was Born' on the right.
Dimensions
  • Height: 29.6cm
  • Width: 45.6cm
Credit line
Given by Simons Palmer Denton Clemmow & Johnson
Object history
Exhibitions: Power of the Poster, London, Victoria & Albert Museum, April - July 1998



The birthdate of footballer Eric Cantona, the contaversial Manchester United star, is irreverently compared with the last time England won the World Cup - in 1966.
Bibliographic References
  • Taken from R.P. 1997/907 Acquisition Form
  • Taken from R.P. 1997/907 Catalogue Sheet
Collection
Accession Number
E.886-1997

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record createdApril 8, 2009
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