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Poster - London Characters
  • London Characters
    Cox, Elijah Albert, born 1876 - died 1955
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London Characters

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    London (issued)

  • Date:

    1920 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cox, Elijah Albert, born 1876 - died 1955 (artist)
    Underground Electric Railways Co. of London, Ltd. (issuer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithograph print

  • Museum number:

    E.87-1970

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 65, box A

Physical description

'London Characters: The Park Keeper, custodian of our open spaces'. Colour lithograph poster, with a portion containing some of the lettering cut off. Signed.

Place of Origin

London (issued)

Date

1920 (issued)

Artist/maker

Cox, Elijah Albert, born 1876 - died 1955 (artist)
Underground Electric Railways Co. of London, Ltd. (issuer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithograph print

Marks and inscriptions

Signed.

Dimensions

Height: 67.7 cm, Width: 49.2 cm

Object history note

This poster is one of a series on the theme of 'London Characters', commissioned by the Underground Electric Railway Company in 1920.

Descriptive line

'London Characters: The Park Keeper, custodian of our open spaces'. Colour lithograph poster. Design by Elijah Albert Cox. Issued by the Underground Electric Railways Co. of London, Ltd. Great Britain. 1920.

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

Park keeper; Man

Categories

Prints; Advertising; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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