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Richmond Park

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    London (issued)

  • Date:

    1922 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Paine, Charles, born 1895 - died 1967 (artist)
    Underground Electric Railways Co. of London, Ltd. (issuer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithograph

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by Messrs. Saunders Philips & Co. Ltd.

  • Museum number:

    E.514-1925

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Colour lithograph poster advertising the Underground Electric Railways Co. of London, Ltd. and encouraging people to visit Richmond Park, London. The design shows an illustration of a large oak tree with two red squirrels sitting in its branches and a deer leaping below its boughs to the right of the image. 'RICHMOND PARK' is lettered in white across the bottom of the image.

Place of Origin

London (issued)

Date

1922 (issued)

Artist/maker

Paine, Charles, born 1895 - died 1967 (artist)
Underground Electric Railways Co. of London, Ltd. (issuer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

'Paine'
Signed.

Dimensions

Height: 75.5 cm, Width: 50 cm

Descriptive line

'Richmond Park'. Colour lithograph poster depicting a large oak tree with two red squirrels sitting in its branches. Designed by Charles Paine and issued by the Underground Electric Railways Co. of London, Ltd., 1922.

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

Oak tree; Squirrels; Deer; Squirrel; Travel; Tourism

Categories

Prints; Advertising; Transport; Entertainment & Leisure; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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