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London's Country - The Chilterns

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (printed and published)

  • Date:

    1947 (printed and published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Farleigh, John Frederick William Charles C.B.E., born 1900 - died 1965 (artist)
    London Transport Board (issued by)
    Baynard Press (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithograph

  • Credit Line:

    Gift of the American Friends of the V&A; Gift to the American Friends by Leslie, Judith and Gabri Schreyer and Alice Schreyer Batko

  • Museum number:

    E.1016-2004

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 3G, shelf DR8


John Farleigh, an artist and illustrator, designed several posters for London Transport to promote travel to the countryside. This posters features the Chilterns, advertises the Green Line Coach Service.

Physical description

Portrait-format poster showing wild flowers in close-up in the foreground with trees and hills behind.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (printed and published)

Date

1947 (printed and published)

Artist/maker

Farleigh, John Frederick William Charles C.B.E., born 1900 - died 1965 (artist)
London Transport Board (issued by)
Baynard Press (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithograph

Dimensions

Height: 101.6 cm, Width: 63.5 cm

Descriptive line

'London’s Country – The Chilterns'. Colour lithograph poster advertising the Green Line Coach Service. Designed by John Frederick William Charles Farleigh. Issued by the London Passenger Transport Board. England. 1947.

Materials

Ink; Paper

Techniques

Lithography

Categories

Posters; Advertising; Tourism & Travel

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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