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The Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow 2018
Photograph of "Drooko" poster c.1895-6
DES MACDONALD, Margaret; (English; 1864-1933) DES MACDONALD, Frances; (English; 1873-1921)
15.9 x 11.3
s. b.r. (original poster) "MARGARET / MACDONALD. / FRANCES / MACDONALD."; inscr. t.l. (original poster) "JOSEPH / WRIGHT / GLASGOW / UMBRELLA / FACTORY / WAREHOUSES / 106 ARGYLE ST. / 48 ARGYLE ARCADE / 71 UNION ST. / 405 NEW CITY RD."
The "Dooko" poster was designed for Joseph Wright's successful umbrella company. The poster itself caused a stir. As one of the more public images of the 'Spook School', its merits and failings were hotly debated in the local press.
PHOTOGRAPH : ARCHIVAL : DROOKO : POSTER : UMBRELLA : FEMALE FIGURE : STYLISED FIGURE : CRM ONLINE :