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Hampton Court by Tram

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    London (issued)

  • Date:

    1922 (issued)
    1922 (designed)

  • 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 the Underground Electric Railways Co. of London, Ltd.

  • Museum number:

    E.1091-1922

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Colour lithograph poster showing a stylised illustration of Henry VIII and his six wives, a red watering can and three peacocks against a blue ground. 'HAMPTON COURT BY TRAM' lettered below the image in black.

Place of Origin

London (issued)

Date

1922 (issued)
1922 (designed)

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

'HAMPTON COURT / BY TRAM'
Lettered below the image in black.

'Charles Paine /22'
Signed and dated.

Dimensions

Height: 75.7 cm, Width: 50 cm

Descriptive line

'Hampton Court by Tram'. Colour lithograph poster showing a stylised illustration of Henry VIII and his six wives. 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

Peacock; Plant pots; History; Watering can; Tourism; Garden

Categories

Prints; Advertising; Transport; Entertainment & Leisure; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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