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On display at V&A South Kensington
Request to view at the Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C , Case MB2E, Shelf DR77

Poster

1916 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Sheet showing examples of the Johnston Sans Serif Type.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Letterpress printing
Brief Description
Sheet showing examples of the Johnston Sans Serif Type, designed by Edward Johnston and commissioned for the London Underground. Great Britain. 1916.
Physical Description
Sheet showing examples of the Johnston Sans Serif Type.
Dimensions
  • Height: 101.4cm
  • Width: 63.4cm
Object history
This font was designed by Edward Johnston and commissioned by Frank Pick for the London Underground.
Subject depicted
Bibliographic References
  • 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 1971
Other Number
20/F9 - V&A microfiche
Collection
Accession Number
CIRC.427-1971

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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