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Barnet By Tram

  • Object:

    poster

  • Place of origin:

    London (issued)
    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1922 (issued)
    ca.1922 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Paine, Charles, born 1895 - died 1967 (artist)
    Underground Electric Railways Co. of London, Ltd. (issuer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Body colour on beaver board (fibre-board)

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.828-1926

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case JJ 18

Physical description

Design for a poster promoting tram travel to Barnet, in body colour on beaver board (fibre-board). A stylised illustration depicting seven horses, viewed in profile facing to the left of the image.

Place of Origin

London (issued)
Great Britain (made)

Date

1922 (issued)
ca.1922 (made)

Artist/maker

Paine, Charles, born 1895 - died 1967 (artist)
Underground Electric Railways Co. of London, Ltd. (issuer)

Materials and Techniques

Body colour on beaver board (fibre-board)

Marks and inscriptions

'Charles Paine'
Signed.

'BARNET'
Lettered in black below the illustration.

Dimensions

Height: 75.2 cm, Width: 54.9 cm

Object history note

The resultant poster was issued by the Underground Electric Railways Co. of London, Ltd. in 1922.

Descriptive line

Original design by Charles Paine for a poster entitled 'Barnet', that was issued by Underground Electric Railways Co. of London, Ltd. Great Britain, ca.1922.

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
Taken from Departmental Circulation Register 1926

Production Note

The resultant poster was issued by the Underground Electric Railways Co. of London, Ltd. in 1922.

Materials

Body colour; Fibre-board

Techniques

Painting (image-making)

Subjects depicted

Horses

Categories

Designs; Advertising; Transport; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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