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London's Underground present their compliments to London and beg to state that their travel facilities lead to all the holiday attractions

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    London (issued)

  • Date:

    1932 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Knight, Laura Dame, born 1877 - died 1970 (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.160-1933

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 69, box 6

Physical description

'London's Underground present their compliments to London and beg to state that their travel facilities lead to all the holiday attractions'. Colour lithograph poster.

Place of Origin

London (issued)

Date

1932 (issued)

Artist/maker

Knight, Laura Dame, born 1877 - died 1970 (artist)
Underground Electric Railways Co. of London, Ltd. (issuer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

Signed.

Dimensions

Height: 101.2 cm, Width: 63.2 cm

Descriptive line

'London's Underground present their compliments to London ... '. Colour lithograph poster designed by Dame Laura Knight and issued by the Underground Electric Railways Co. of London, Ltd., 1932.

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

Transport; Holiday; Travel

Categories

Posters; Advertising; Transport; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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