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Toys of All Ages

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Greater London (published)

  • Date:

    1935 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour offset lithograph and letterpress

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Paul G. Konody

  • Museum number:

    E.578-1981

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Poster, printed in blue and red ink, with an illustration of toys to be found in public collections in London.

Place of Origin

Greater London (published)

Date

1935 (published)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Colour offset lithograph and letterpress

Marks and inscriptions

'E. McKnight Kauffer 35'
Signed and dated

'36. 137. 1,000'
Numbered

Inscribed with a Konody Library number

Dimensions

Height: 101.7 cm, Width: 63.2 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

Techniques

Letterpress printing; Colour offset lithography

Subjects depicted

Toys (recreational artifacts)

Categories

Transport; Advertising; Prints; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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