Sugar Bowl & Milk Jug Kew Gardens Kew Gardens Betty Swanwick, 1937
A delightful porcelain milk jug and sugar bowl set featuring artwork from the London Underground poster Kew Gardens by Betty Swanwick (1937).
Beautifully packaged in a gift box.
Dimensions: Sugar bowl is approximately 11.5 cm high (including lid) and 11.5 cm at widest point. Length of jug from handle to spout approximately 14 cm. Jug height approximately 9 cm.
Dishwasher, microwave and freezer safe.
Betty Swanwick was a painter, illustrator, designer and muralist. She was encouraged to draw from an early age by her gather, the marine artisit Henry Gerard Swanwick. She painted in watercolour, illustrated her own novels, as well as designing posters for LondoN Transport and an album cover for Genisis. In 1936 Swanwick began teaching at Goldsmiths College, where she was Head of Illustration between 1948 and 1961. She also taught at the Royal College of Art and the Royal Academy Schools.
Betty Swanwick, born 1915 in Forest Hill, London, died 1989. Designed posters for London Transport 1936-1954.