Not currently on display at the V&A

Poster

ca. 1930-1940 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Western-style advertising began to appear in China at the same time as Western- manufactured goods. This poster was a free gift from a firm in Qingdao, Shandong, that sold wines, beers, soaps and pharmaceuticals. On the bottom of the poster are printed the words 'We have long enjoyed your patronage and as a token of our appreciation we offer you this fine poster'.


Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Coloured lithograph on paper
Brief description
Pap, China, prints
Physical description
Poster
Dimensions
  • Height: 76cm
  • Width: 52.5cm
Style
Marks and inscriptions
'printed by Ruixiang Company, Qingdao'
Subject depicted
Summary
Western-style advertising began to appear in China at the same time as Western- manufactured goods. This poster was a free gift from a firm in Qingdao, Shandong, that sold wines, beers, soaps and pharmaceuticals. On the bottom of the poster are printed the words 'We have long enjoyed your patronage and as a token of our appreciation we offer you this fine poster'.
Collection
Accession number
FE.480-1992

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Record createdMarch 5, 2003
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