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Brighter London. For Theatreland Travel by Underground

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1924 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Williamson, Harold Sandys, born 1892 - died 1978 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    colour lithograph

  • Credit Line:

    Given by H. L. Sparks

  • Museum number:

    E.10-1925

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 75, box 41

Physical description

Poster advertising the London Underground. It depicts Leicester Square at night, with buildings, including the Hippodrome and the Hotel Cavour, and neon advertising signs seen through silhouetted trees.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1924 (made)

Artist/maker

Williamson, Harold Sandys, born 1892 - died 1978 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

colour lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

H. S. Williamson. 1924.
signed

Dimensions

Height: 40 in, Width: 25 in

Descriptive line

'Brighter London. For Theatreland Travel by Underground', colour lithograph poster, Harold Sandys Williamson, 1924

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1925, London: Board of Education, 1926.

Materials

Paper (fiber product)

Techniques

Colour lithography

Subjects depicted

Advertising

Categories

Posters; Advertising; Transport; Tourism & Travel; Entertainment & Leisure

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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