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Zoologischer Garten

Poster
1910 (printed)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

A poster of 1910 advertising the Zoological Gardens in Berlin and a military band that performed there daily. The Austrian artist Julius Klinger was a prominent poster designer. A resident in Berlin, he worked for the printers Hollerbaum & Schmidt. Klinger's superb pink flamingo curves sinuously over the lettering and image below, from which its elegant legs seem to grow.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
colour lithography
Brief Description
Julius Klinger. Zoologischer Garten. Poster. Berlin, 1910.
Physical Description
Poster showing a flamingo
Dimensions
  • Height: 691mm
  • Width: 476mm
Credit line
Given by the Underground Electric Railways Co. of London, Ltd.
Subjects depicted
Place Depicted
Summary
A poster of 1910 advertising the Zoological Gardens in Berlin and a military band that performed there daily. The Austrian artist Julius Klinger was a prominent poster designer. A resident in Berlin, he worked for the printers Hollerbaum & Schmidt. Klinger's superb pink flamingo curves sinuously over the lettering and image below, from which its elegant legs seem to grow.
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, Accessions 1915, London: Printed under the Authority of His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1916.
Collection
Accession Number
E.614-1915

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record createdMarch 4, 2003
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