A Sign of a Boring Bookworm for a Children's Bookshop (W56)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

A Sign of a Boring Bookworm for a Children's Bookshop

Made in

Tynygraig Ystrad Meurig

Date

1980

Description

Double sided shop sign with the image of a large brown worm with glasses and three children on its back. The word 'Stories' appears on both sides.

Materials and techniques

Elderly elm carved and painted, with mild steel banding. Humbrol enamel paints, finished with yacht varnish. Ends sealed with bitumastic paint.

Dimensions

length:  76cm
width:  8cm
height:  56cm

Object number

W56

Category

  • A Sign of a Boring Bookworm for a Children's Bookshop, Mabel Pakenham-Walsh, 1980, Crafts Council Collection: W56. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

  • A Sign of a Boring Bookworm for a Children's Bookshop, Mabel Pakenham-Walsh, 1980, Crafts Council Collection: W56. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.