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Toys Of All Ages

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Greater London (issued)

  • Date:

    1935 (designed)
    1935 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kauffer, Edward McKnight, born 1890 - died 1954 (artist)
    London Passenger Transport Board (issuer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour offset lithograph and letterpress printed in blue and red

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.414-1971

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 69, box 46

Physical description

Colour offset lithograph poster reproducing six toys to be found in public collections in London. Signed and dated 'E. McKnight Kauffer '35'.

Place of Origin

Greater London (issued)

Date

1935 (designed)
1935 (issued)

Artist/maker

Kauffer, Edward McKnight, born 1890 - died 1954 (artist)
London Passenger Transport Board (issuer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour offset lithograph and letterpress printed in blue and red

Marks and inscriptions

'E. McKnight Kauffer '35'
Signed and dated

Dimensions

Height: 101.8 cm, Width: 63.4 cm

Descriptive line

'Toys Of All Ages'. Colour offset lithograph and letterpress poster (one of three, along with a key and a guide). 1-6 in a series of images of toys advertising public collections of toys in London. Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and issued by the London Passenger Transport Board, 1935.

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 1971

Techniques

Letterpress printing; Colour offset lithography

Subjects depicted

Toys (recreational artifacts)

Categories

Prints; Advertising; Transport; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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