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Underground Mark Lane for the Tower

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (issued)

  • Date:

    1914 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Ellwood, George Montague, born 1875 - died 1955 (artist)
    Underground Electric Railways Co. of London, Ltd. (issuer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithography

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Underground Electric Railways Co. of London, Ltd.

  • Museum number:

    E.4292-1915

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 65, box 68

Physical description

'Underground Mark Lane for the Tower'. Lithograph poster. Signed and dated 14.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (issued)

Date

1914 (issued)

Artist/maker

Ellwood, George Montague, born 1875 - died 1955 (artist)
Underground Electric Railways Co. of London, Ltd. (issuer)

Materials and Techniques

Lithography

Marks and inscriptions

Signed and dated 14.

Dimensions

Height: 100 cm, Width: 60.4 cm

Historical context note

The London Underground station Mark Lane replaced the nearby Tower Of London station on the District/Circle lines ca.1884. In 1946, Mark Lane station was renamed Tower Hill and in the 1960s it was moved to the site of the old Tower Of London station.

Descriptive line

'Underground Mark Lane for the Tower'. Lithograph poster. Designed by George Montague Ellwood. Issued by the Underground Electric Railways Co. of London, Ltd. England. 1914.

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
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, Accessions 1915, London: Printed under the Authority of His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1916.

Materials

Lithographic ink

Techniques

Lithography

Categories

Prints; Advertising; Transport; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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