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Poster - Go Great Western To Cornwall
  • Go Great Western To Cornwall
    Kauffer, Edward McKnight, born 1890 - died 1954
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Go Great Western To Cornwall

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (issued)

  • Date:

    1932 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kauffer, Edward McKnight, born 1890 - died 1954 (designer)
    Great Western Railway (issuer)
    William Brown & Co Ltd (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithograph

  • Museum number:

    E.589-1981

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 69, box 37

Physical description

Colour lithograph poster advertising the Great Western Railway. The design is a scene of a path between rocky walls towards a village by the sea.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (issued)

Date

1932 (issued)

Artist/maker

Kauffer, Edward McKnight, born 1890 - died 1954 (designer)
Great Western Railway (issuer)
William Brown & Co Ltd (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

'E. McKnight Kauffer 32'
Signed and dated.

'15'
Lettered with the name of the printers and numbered.

Dimensions

Height: 100.7 cm, Width: 61.5 cm

Descriptive line

'Go Great Western To Cornwall'. Colour lithograph poster designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer. Issued by the Great Western Railway, Great Britain, 1932.

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

Techniques

Colour lithography

Subjects depicted

Sea; Transport; Travel; Coastline; Sunset

Categories

Advertising; Transport; Prints; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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