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  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1935 (designed)
    1988 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bawden, Edward, born 1903 - died 1989 (artist)
    Judd Street Gallery, London (published)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithography on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Julia Bigham

  • Museum number:

    E.190-1998

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 33, box CII

This decorative paper is part of a group (see E.179-1998 to E.198-1998) published in the 1980s by the Judd Street Gallery from designs of the 1920s and '30s. The designs were originally published by the Curwen Press. Examples of the original Curwen Press papers by Enid Marx, Edward Bawden and Eric Ravilious are also represented in the collection.

Physical description

Lithograph in red on white reproducing an original end-paper design made in 1935 for London Transport by Edward Bawden. The repeating pattern comprises abstract line design and three seated figures, one with arm raised, representing travellers on a train or tram?

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

ca. 1935 (designed)
1988 (published)

Artist/maker

Bawden, Edward, born 1903 - died 1989 (artist)
Judd Street Gallery, London (published)

Materials and Techniques

Lithography on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Original design for London Transport 1935 [copyright symbol] Edward Bawden 1988

Judd Street Gallery Pattern Papers

Dimensions

Height: 72 cm, Width: 49.2 cm, Height: 38.2 cm support sheet, Width: 28.3 cm support sheet

Object history note

Acquired in connection with the display A Fine Line - Commercial Wood Engraving in Britain, V&A, 10 October 1994 - 26 March 1995. [Draft label for A Fine Line exhibition?] These sheets were part of a group published in the 1980s by the Judd Street Gallery from designs of the 1920s and '30s, which were originally published by Harold Curwen. Examples of the original Curwen Press papers are also represented in the collection; see the Catalogue of Decorative Papers; Enid Marx, Edward Bawden, Eric Ravilious.

Descriptive line

Pattern paper designed by Edward Bawden for London Transport in 1935, lithography, published by Judd Street Gallery; British, 1988.

Materials

Ink; Paper

Techniques

Lithography

Subjects depicted

People; Pattern

Categories

Prints; Transport; Images Online

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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