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Festival of Women

Joyce Clissold (1905-1982)

1957

T.1982.159.2

Title Festival of Women
Place of origin England, UK
Date 1957
Artist/maker Joyce Clissold (1905-1982)
Techniques Lino Block Printing
Dimensions h:260 w:260 mm
Accession Lot Babbage, Mrs Nancy (gift, 1982)
Accession number T.1982.159.2

Joyce Clissold (1905-1982)

While still a student at the Central School of Art, Clissold began working for Footprints, a block-printing company. She became its chief designer in 1927, and two years later she became its owner-manager. In 1929, Clissold took upon herself the responsibility of creating all of the designs printed at Footprints. At first her designs tended toward the rhythmic and abstract, later became pictorial.

Joyce Clissold (1905-1982)

While still a student at the Central School of Art, Clissold began working for Footprints, a block-printing company. She became its chief designer in 1927, and two years later she became its owner-manager. In 1929, Clissold took upon herself the responsibility of creating all of the designs printed at Footprints. At first her designs tended toward the rhythmic and abstract, later became pictorial.