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Poster - Great Western To Devon's Moors
  • Great Western To Devon's Moors
    Kauffer, Edward McKnight, born 1890 - died 1954
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Great Western To Devon's Moors

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (issued)

  • Date:

    1932 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kauffer, Edward McKnight, born 1890 - died 1954 (artist)
    Great Western Railway (issuer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithograph

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Underground Electic Railways Co.

  • Museum number:

    E.544-1933

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 69, box 35

Physical description

Colour lithograph poster advertising the Great Western Railway. The design shows a moorland landscape with sandy train tracks that cross, one track continuing into the distance. The text at the bottom of the design and there is a black and white graphic bar down the left-hand side.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (issued)

Date

1932 (issued)

Artist/maker

Kauffer, Edward McKnight, born 1890 - died 1954 (artist)
Great Western Railway (issuer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithograph

Dimensions

Height: 1014 mm, Width: 630 mm

Descriptive line

'Great Western To Devon's Moors'. Colour lithograph poster designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer. Issued by the Great Western Railway, Great Britain, 1932.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Summary Catalogue of British Posters to 1988 in the Victoria & Albert Museum in the Department of Design, Prints & Drawing. Emmett Publishing, 1990. 129 p. ISBN: 1 869934 12 1
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1933, London: Printed under the Authority of the Board of Education 1934

Materials

Lithographic ink

Techniques

Colour lithography

Subjects depicted

Moors; Travel; Transport

Categories

Prints; Advertising; Transport; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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