‘The Fattest Woman in the World’ by Edward Ardizzone



Edward Ardizzone Lithograph

A lithograph published by Guinness in 1956 which formed part of the first series of posters that they made to celebrate the publication the first book titled ‘Guinness World Records’. Printed by the Curwen Press in lithography, it was one of six in the first series. There is a small piece of paper missing in the margin and some light foxing in margins of sheet , else very good.

Image size 48cm x 73.5cm  (19 x 29 inches)

Sheet Size 52 x 79cm  (21 x 31 inches)


Item details

This formed part of the First Series which was published in 1956. Nicholas Ardizzone wrote in his book on Edward Ardizzone  that ‘ The scene is a funfair, possibly that at Battersea Park.In the background left are seen many stalls and people visiting them, before which is an oak tree in midground’.

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