Catalogue


The technique of the poster /
edited by Leonard Richmond.
imprint
London : Sir Isaac Pittman & Sons Ltd., 1933.
description
xii, 207 p. : ill. (some col., mounted) ; 28 cm.
format(s)
Book
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imprint
London : Sir Isaac Pittman & Sons Ltd., 1933.
contents note
I. Materials -- II. The mixture of colours -- III. "From sketch to hoarding" / by John A. Place -- IV. "Commercial lettering" / by Percy W. Rayner -- V. "Poster lettering" / by A. Cecil Wade -- VI. "The message in the poster" / by Fred P. Phillips -- VII. American posters / with notes by Maurice Logan, Paul Proehl, and Chesley Bonestell -- VIII. Continental posters -- IX. "Two -- or three dimensions" by C. Grasemann -- X. Some remarks on out-door sketching for poster designing / by Leonard Richmond -- XI. "The selection of posters" / by G. W. Duncan -- XII. "Less bunk and more sense" / by J. L. Beddington -- XIII. Various views on poster technique / by Tom Purvis, Kenneth D. Shoesmith, J. Littlejohns, Leslie Carr, Lamorna Birch, Andrew Johnson, Bernard Venables and H. S. Williamson -- XIV. "The commercial artist" / by C. W. Stokes -- "The Sandeman 'Don'" / by F. Marshall Hardy -- "HIs Master's Voice" : the story of a famous picture / by V. Stanbridge Homewood -- XV. E. McKnight Kauffer's posters -- XVI. Posters of the London and North Eastern Railway Co., and the London, Midland and Scottish Railway Co. -- XVII. Posters of Gregory Brown and Horace Taylor accompanied with personal Mss. -- XVIII. Posters by Heal & Son, Ltd. -- XIX. Miscellaneous posters with notes on the productions of C. Lovat Fraser, Austin Cooper, Fougasse, and others.
general note
Includes one poster by Vanessa Bell and one by Paul Nash for a Friday Club exhibition.
Tan cloth boards printed in red and black; cover board signed Cecil Wade.
local note
ROM copy bears stamp of Sid Bersudsky and Associates, Sydney, N.S.
catalogue key
5356106

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