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Poster - St. Albans by Motor Bus
  • St. Albans by Motor Bus
    Kauffer, Edward McKnight, born 1890 - died 1954
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St. Albans by Motor Bus

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    1920 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kauffer, Edward McKnight, born 1890 - died 1954 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithograph

  • Credit Line:

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

  • Museum number:

    E.3193-1920

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 69, box B

Physical description

Proof print showing the progressive work in connection with the printing of a six-colour lithograph poster advertising the London General Omnibus Company. Print from 6th stone.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (printed)

Date

1920 (printed)

Artist/maker

Kauffer, Edward McKnight, born 1890 - died 1954 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithograph

Dimensions

Height: 75.8 cm average of E.3184 to 3194-1920, Width: 51 cm average of E.3184 to 3194-1920

Descriptive line

'St Albans by Motor Bus', poster of the London General Omnibus Company, by Edward McKnight Kauffer, about 1915. Proofs showing the progressive work of a six colour lithograph, one of eleven prints. Print from the sixth stone (sheet 30 x 20inches).

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

Production Note

The final poster was issued by the Underground Electric Railways Co. of London, Ltd.

Materials

Lithographic ink; Paper

Techniques

Colour lithography

Categories

Printed pages & sheets; Advertising; Transport; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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