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The Student travels Underground

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    London (issued)

  • Date:

    ca.1930 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Pears, Charles, born 1873 - died 1958 (artist)
    Underground Electric Railways Co. of London, Ltd. (issuer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithograph

  • Credit Line:

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

  • Museum number:

    E.2853-1930

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 71, box 71

Physical description

Colour lithograph poster advertising reduced London Underground season ticket rates for students, showing a young man wearing a pale-brown jacket, walking with his hands in his pockets.

Place of Origin

London (issued)

Date

ca.1930 (issued)

Artist/maker

Pears, Charles, born 1873 - died 1958 (artist)
Underground Electric Railways Co. of London, Ltd. (issuer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

'Chas. Pears.'
Signed

'Drawn on five stones by Chas. Pears, R.O.I.'
Lettered

'The Student / travels UNDERGROUND / Reduced Season Ticket Rates / for Students'
Lettered below the image.

Dimensions

Height: 101.8 cm, Width: 63.5 cm

Descriptive line

'The Student travels Underground'. Colour lithograph poster showing a young man walking with his hands in his pockets. Designed by Charles Pears and issued by the Underground Electric Railways Co. of London, Ltd., ca.1930.

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

Techniques

Colour lithography

Subjects depicted

Walking; Student; Transport; Man

Categories

Prints; Advertising; Transport; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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