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Kossovo Day

Poster
1916 (issued)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Line-block poster printed in black on a white ground, advertising Kossovo Day - 'The Serbian National Day'. A central image depicts a group of figures, with a paragraph of text about 'Heroic Serbia' below.


Object details

Category
Object type
TitleKossovo Day
Materials and techniques
Line-block printing
Brief description
'Kossovo Day'. Line-block poster printed in black on a white ground, advertising Kossovo Day - 'The Serbian National Day'. Designed by John Bernard Partridge and issued by the Kossovo Day Committee during the First World War, 1916.
Physical description
Line-block poster printed in black on a white ground, advertising Kossovo Day - 'The Serbian National Day'. A central image depicts a group of figures, with a paragraph of text about 'Heroic Serbia' below.
Dimensions
  • Height: 76.4cm
  • Width: 51cm
Measurements 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
Marks and inscriptions
  • 'KOSSOVO DAY' (Lettered in bold in the centre of the top of the sheet.)
  • '1389 / 1916' (Dates lettered either side of the title.)
  • 'SERBIAN NATIONAL DAY' (Lettered below the title.)
  • 'HEROIC SERBIA' (Lettered below the image, above a paragraph of text.)
Credit line
Given by the Underground Electric Railways Co. of London, Ltd.
Subject depicted
Association
Bibliographic reference
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
Other number
29/F12 - V&A microfiche
Collection
Accession number
E.528-1916

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Record createdJune 30, 2009
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