Manchester Art Gallery

The Suez Canal

Charles Pears, 1873 - 1958



The Suez Canal

Charles Pears 1873 - 1958

Summary

Figures with camels on both banks of the Suez Canal observe two large ships progressing along the waterway. This poster was commissioned by the Empire Marketing Board and produced at a reduced size so it could be distributed to schools and used as a teaching aid.


Object Name

The Suez Canal

Creators Name

Charles Pears

Dimensions

support: 51 x 76

accession number

1935.677

Collection Group

fine art
on paper, print
British
industrial art

Place of creation

United Kingdom

Support

paper

Medium

ink

Credit

Gift of the Empire Marketing Board, 1935


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