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Poster

  • Place of origin:

    London (issued)

  • Date:

    1933 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Longley, Stanislaus Soutten, born 1894 - died 1966 (artist)
    Underground Electric Railways Co. of London, Ltd. (issuer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithograph

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Underground Electric Railways Co.

  • Museum number:

    E.1497-1933

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 70, box A

Physical description

One of a set of four colour lithograph posters (E.1497-1500-1933) depicting various scenes promoting the Underground transport system. The design showing a man hanging up his hat on arrival at the office. Signed.

Place of Origin

London (issued)

Date

1933 (issued)

Artist/maker

Longley, Stanislaus Soutten, born 1894 - died 1966 (artist)
Underground Electric Railways Co. of London, Ltd. (issuer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

Signed.

Dimensions

Height: 50.3 cm, Width: 31.9 cm

Descriptive line

Colour lithograph poster promoting the Underground transport system, the design showing a man hanging up his hat on arrival at the office. Designed by Longley for the Underground Electric Railways Co. of London, Ltd., 1933.

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 1933, London: Printed under the Authority of the Board of Education 1934

Materials

Lithographic ink

Techniques

Colour lithography

Subjects depicted

Briefcase; Secretaries (clerical workers); Typewriter; Office; Man; Clock; Hat stand

Categories

Posters; Advertising; Transport; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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