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Kew Gardens

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (issued)

  • Date:

    1939 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bawden, Edward, born 1903 - died 1989 (designer)
    London Passenger Transport Board (issued by)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithograph and letterpress

  • Museum number:

    E.422-1981

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 62, box 30

Physical description

'Kew Gardens'; Poster issued by the London Passenger Transport Board; Colour lithograph and letterpress; Signed; The caption of the published poster was added later on a sticker.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (issued)

Date

1939 (issued)

Artist/maker

Bawden, Edward, born 1903 - died 1989 (designer)
London Passenger Transport Board (issued by)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithograph and letterpress

Marks and inscriptions

Signed.

Dimensions

Height: 83.9 cm, Width: 54.1 cm

Descriptive line

'Kew Gardens'; Poster; Colour lithograph and letterpress; Signed; Designed by Edward Bawden; Issued by the London Passenger Transport Board; Great Britain; 1939.

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; Letterpress printing

Categories

Prints; Advertising; Entertainment & Leisure; Transport; Gardens & Gardening; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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