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Poster - Play Between 6 And 12, The Bright Hours. Go By Underground
  • Play Between 6 And 12, The Bright Hours. Go By Underground
    Kauffer, Edward McKnight, born 1890 - died 1954
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Play Between 6 And 12, The Bright Hours. Go By Underground

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Greater London, England (issued)

  • Date:

    1930 (designed)
    1930 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kauffer, Edward McKnight, born 1890 - died 1954 (artist)
    Underground Electric Railways Co. of London, Ltd. (issuer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithograph

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by the Underground Electric Railways Co. of London, Ltd.

  • Museum number:

    E.1238-1931

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 69, box 27

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Physical description

Colour lithograph poster with an art deco-style design promoting use of the London Underground system. Signed 'E McKnight Kauffer 1930'.

Place of Origin

Greater London, England (issued)

Date

1930 (designed)
1930 (issued)

Artist/maker

Kauffer, Edward McKnight, born 1890 - died 1954 (artist)
Underground Electric Railways Co. of London, Ltd. (issuer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

'E McKnight Kauffer 1930'

Dimensions

Height: 101.6 cm, Width: 63.5 cm

Descriptive line

'Play Between 6 And 12, The Bright Hours. Go By Underground'. Colour lithograph poster designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer. Issued by the Underground Electric Railways Co. of London, Ltd., 1930.

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
The full text of the entry is as follows:

'KAUFFER, Edward McKnight (1890-1954)
[…]
Play Between 6 And 12, The Bright Hours. Go By Underground. Poster issued by the UERCL. 1930 S/D 1930 CL 101.3 x 63.3 cm
E.1238-1931 fiche 21/G12'

Techniques

Colour lithography

Subjects depicted

Travel; Transport

Categories

Prints; Advertising; Transport; Posters

Collection code

PDP

Qr_O1070932
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