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Go-as-you-please

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    20th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Willoughby, Althea, born 1904 - died 1982 (artist)
    Southern Railway (issuer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithograph on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Philip James

  • Museum number:

    E.3326-1932

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 75, box 47

Physical description

A colour lithograph poster advertising rambling return tickets at the single fare on the Southern Railway. The poster depicts a bouquet containing spring flowers including daffodils, bluebells, tulips and primroses.

Place of Origin

Britain (printed)

Date

20th century (printed)

Artist/maker

Willoughby, Althea, born 1904 - died 1982 (artist)
Southern Railway (issuer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithograph on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Althea Willoughby'
Signed

Dimensions

Height: 40 in, Width: 25 in

Descriptive line

Poster by Althea Willoughby, 'Go-as-you-please,' advertising rambling return tickets at the single fare on the Southern Railway, colour lithograph, Britain, 20th century

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

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1932. London: HMSO, 1933.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Colour lithography

Subjects depicted

Freedom; Primrose; Flowers; Bluebell; Daffodil; Bouquets; Tulips

Categories

Posters; Prints; Advertising; Transport

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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