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Keystone Print

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    mid 20th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Martin, Frank, born 1921 (artist)
    London Arts Group (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour woodcut

  • Credit Line:

    Given by London Graphic Art Associates

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case MP, shelf 302, box A

Physical description

Print, colour woodcut depicting traffic in a street. Two trams pass one another at the centre of the scene, while two motor cars pass by on either side. In the centre foreground are two men dressed in uniform: one of them is sitting on the ground with a wheel around his neck; the other man is standing on the left, and both are looking towards the viewer. The trams behind them have men laying and standing on their roofs.

Place of Origin

London (published)


mid 20th century (made)


Martin, Frank, born 1921 (artist)
London Arts Group (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Colour woodcut

Marks and inscriptions

'Keystone Print H.C.II'
Inscribed in pencil on lower left

'Frank Martin'
Signed in pencil


Height: 34.3 cm, Width: 68.2 cm

Descriptive line

Print entitled 'Keystone Print'. Artist's proof by Frank Martin, woodcut; published by the London Arts Group.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1967 . London: HMSO, 1968.


Wood-engraving (process)

Subjects depicted

Uniform; Accident; Car (road vehicle); Tram-cars; Street



Production Type

Artist's proof


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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