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Kew Gardens by Underground

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    London (issued)

  • Date:

    1928 (designed)
    1928 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Moore, A.A. (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.936-1928

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 71, box 14

Physical description

Colour lithograph poster with an illustration showing bushes with brightly coloured, red, white and pink blooms, viewed across the lake at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
'Kew Gardens by Underground' lettered below the image.

Place of Origin

London (issued)

Date

1928 (designed)
1928 (issued)

Artist/maker

Moore, A.A. (artist)
Underground Electric Railways Co. of London, Ltd. (issuer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

'A. A. Moore '28'
Signed and dated.

'Kew Gardens / by / UNDERGROUND'
Lettered below the image, as part of the design.

Dimensions

Height: 102 cm, Width: 62.5 cm

Descriptive line

'Kew Gardens by Underground'. Colour lithograph poster with an illustration of a view across the lake at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Designed by A. A. Moore and issued by the Underground Electric Railways Co. of London, Ltd., 1928.

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 & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1928. London: HMSO, 1929

Techniques

Colour lithography

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Lake

Categories

Prints; Advertising; Transport; Entertainment & Leisure; Gardens & Gardening; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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