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Poster - Autumn Woods
  • Autumn Woods
    Kauffer, Edward McKnight, born 1890 - died 1954
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Autumn Woods

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Greater London (issued)

  • Date:

    1938 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithograph

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.407-1971

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 69, box 60

Physical description

Proof before all lettering of a colour lithograph poster. The design shows a woodland scene in autumn, featuring green, gold and red colouring, with silver-trunked trees on the left and a log on a mound to the left of the foreground. There is a blue graded sky above. Signed 'E. McKnight Kauffer Hon. R.D.I.'

Place of Origin

Greater London (issued)

Date

1938 (issued)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

'E. McKnight Kauffer Hon. R.D.I.'
Signed

Dimensions

Height: 101.3 cm, Width: 63.4 cm

Descriptive line

'Autumn Woods'. Proof before all lettering of a colour lithograph poster showing a woodland scene in autumn. Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and issued by the London Passenger Transport Board, 1938.

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

Production Note

Attribution note: before lettering

Techniques

Colour lithography

Subjects depicted

Trees; Woodland; Log; Woods; Autumn

Categories

Prints; Transport; Posters

Production Type

Proof

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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