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For Christmas Plays

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    London (issued)

  • Date:

    1923 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Albert Daniel Rutherston, born 1881 - died 1953 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    colour lithograph

  • Credit Line:

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

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 72, box D

Physical description

Poster designed as cut out model theatre scenery

Place of Origin

London (issued)


1923 (made)


Albert Daniel Rutherston, born 1881 - died 1953 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

colour lithograph


Height: 27 in, Width: 36.375 in

Descriptive line

Albert Daniel Rutherson. "For Christmas Plays," a poster issued by the London Underground, 1923. The poster is intended to be cut out and assembled into a model theatre scene.

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

Department of Prints and Drawings, Theatre Costume Design in the Victoria and Albert Museum Colour Microfiche, Emmett Microform, 1985
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1924, published under the Authority of the Board of Education, London, 1926.


Lithographic ink


Colour lithography


Posters; Theatre; Designs; Toys & Games; Entertainment & Leisure; Ephemera


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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