C1920

Varuna

Rare large format matchbox label of Varuna the god of oceans. Designed and published in Sweden. With the rapid growth of matchbox production at the start of the 20th century, label design became the key differential point between brands. This … Read Full Description

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S/N: MBLS-030206–232420
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Full Title:

Varuna

Date:

C1920

Artist:

Unknown

Condition:

In good condition, laid on archival linen.

Technique:

Colour printed engraving

Image Size: 

87mm 
x 67mm
AUTHENTICITY
Varuna - Antique Print from 1920

Genuine antique
dated:

1920

Description:

Rare large format matchbox label of Varuna the god of oceans. Designed and published in Sweden.

With the rapid growth of matchbox production at the start of the 20th century, label design became the key differential point between brands. This importance of branding acted as the catalyst to the creation of innovative and important label designs, with many influencing both the design and topography industry for years to come.

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