Oude Boll Amsterdam [Old Gin Amsterdam]

 
Oude Boll Amsterdam [Old Gin Amsterdam]
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  • Title :     Oude Boll Amsterdam [Old Gin Amsterdam]
  • Artist:     Jan (Johannes) Heesterman Artist
  • Accession:     XX1990.3218
  • Country:     Netherlands Delft
  • Date:     1908
  • Dimensions:     Inches 24-7/8 19-3/4, Centimeters 63.2 50.2
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
  • Subject:     Graphic Design , Merchandising/Marketing , Advertising , Food and Beverage
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     XX1990.3218.JPG
  • Tags:     Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
Description:
Watercolor, ink and graphite on paper design drawing for advertising for Dutch gin; image depicts a bottle with two drinking glasses enclosed within a triangular form at the top center; an inscription at center ("Old Gin"); and the Amsterdam coat of arms consisting of a red shield, a black pale with three silver Saint Andrew's Crosses, mounted with the Imperial Crown of Austria and the motto of Amsterdam at bottom center.