This is a truly beautiful set of 2 tea cups and saucers. made by BlissHome. Printed on the set are images taken from posters for Kew Gardens designed by Betty Swanwick for London Transport. They are a real pleasure to use and look gorgeous out on display, so why not invite some friends round for tea and show these fabulous items off! Beautifully gift packaged.
Dimensions: Saucer Diameter - 17.2cm, Tea Cup diameter - 10.5cm, Height 6.3cm
The images used on the set are:
Kew Gardens (Poppies) 1937 by Betty Swanwick - Purchase a print of this poster here
Kew Gardens (Sunflowers) 1937 by Betty Swanwick - Purchase a print of this poster here
About the artist:
Betty Swanwick (1915 - 1989) designed posters for London Transport 1936-1954. She was a painter, illustrator, designer and muralist. She was encouraged to draw from an early age by her father, 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.