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2002/105/1-1/4 Photographic print, black and white, advertising sign for Bond's Triple-Wear Hose, designed by Rousel Studios, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1920s. Click to enlarge.

Photograph of advertising sign for Bond's Triple-Wear Hose

Made
This photograph is part of an archive of work from the signwriting and graphic design work of the Rousel Studios in Sydney.

Signwriting and associated graphic trades including gilding, silvering and glass etching developed strong craft consciousness and traditions during the 1800s. With the expansion of advertising markets and media during the twentieth century, the signwriting industry absorbed new influences from fine art and the decorative arts. Notable in the case of Rousel Studios was …

Summary

Object No.

2002/105/1-1/4

Object Statement

Photographic print, black and white, advertising sign for Bond's Triple-Wear Hose, designed by Rousel Studios, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1920s

Physical Description

Photographic print, black & white, advertising sign for Bond's Triple-Wear Hose, designed by Rousel Studios, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1920s

The sign by artist Stan Denford of Rousel Studios features a young woman playing tennis while wearing a white calf length tennis dress with sleeves to the elbow, a white belt, white stockings, and white tennis shoes. She is pictured in the action of hitting a tennis ball with a wooden tennis racket in her left hand and holding a second service ball in her right hand. The text reads, "BOND'S/TRIPLE-WEAR HOUSE../Supreme/in Service". The name of "ROUSEL STUDIOS" is at the bottom right of the sign.

Marks

In pen on the page of the photograph album, "WATER COLOUR SIGN/ARTIST STAN DENFORD".

Dimensions

Height

191 mm

Width

122 mm

Cite this Object

Harvard

Photograph of advertising sign for Bond's Triple-Wear Hose 2022, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 24 January 2022, <https://ma.as/355600>

Wikipedia

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