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Poster

  • Place of origin:

    London (issued)

  • Date:

    1937 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Fitton, James, born 1899 - died 1982 (designer)
    London Passenger Transport Board (issuer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithography

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the London Passenger Transport Board.

  • Museum number:

    E.2041-1938

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 66, box 23

Physical description

Colour lithograph poster with a circus scene depicting a clown bicycling along a tight-rope. Signed.

Place of Origin

London (issued)

Date

1937 (issued)

Artist/maker

Fitton, James, born 1899 - died 1982 (designer)
London Passenger Transport Board (issuer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithography

Marks and inscriptions

Signed.

Dimensions

Height: 101.7 cm, Width: 64.5 cm

Descriptive line

Colour lithograph poster with a circus scene depicting a clown bicycling along a tight-rope. Designed by James Fitton. Issued by the London Passenger Transport Board, 1937.

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 & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1938. London: The Board of Education, 1939.

Techniques

Colour lithography

Subjects depicted

Bicycle; Clown; Circus

Categories

Prints; Entertainment & Leisure; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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