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Poster, British Painting '74 - Hayward Gallery, 1974

This is a Poster. It was designed by Alan Fletcher and firm: Pentagram. It is dated 1974 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is offset lithograph on textured wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Ken Friedman. It is credited Gift of Ken Friedman.

Its dimensions are

74.9 x 50.8 cm (29 1/2 x 20 in. )

It has the following markings

Watermark across lower edge of sheet: CANSON & MONTGOLFIER - VID - ALONHLES - ANNONAY - ANC - MANUF

It is signed

In graphite upper right corner along edge: To Dan from Alan

It is inscribed

Imprinted in black below title at center: British Painting '74 Hayward Gallery / Arts COuncil of Great Britian 26 September to 17 NOvember 1974 / Monday to Friday 10 to 8 / Saturdays 10 to 6 / Sundays 12 to 6 / Admission 30p / Children, students and pensioners 15p / 10p all day Monday and between 6 to 8 Tuesdays to Fridays. Imprinted in black upper left corner along left edge: Design: Alan Fletcher/Pentagram. Print J&P Atchison

Cite this object as

Poster, British Painting '74 - Hayward Gallery, 1974; Designed by Alan Fletcher (British, 1931–2006); offset lithograph on textured wove paper; 74.9 x 50.8 cm (29 1/2 x 20 in. ); Gift of Ken Friedman; 1997-19-219

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