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Explore the North Shore Woods

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    United States (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1916 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Best, Roy, born 1892 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    colour lithograph poster

  • Credit Line:

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

  • Museum number:

    E.1191-1916

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 76, box (15)

Physical description

Poster advertising the Chicago Elevated Railroads, with the tagline 'Explore the North Shore Woods'.

Place of Origin

United States (made)

Date

ca. 1916 (made)

Artist/maker

Best, Roy, born 1892 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

colour lithograph poster

Marks and inscriptions

Roy Best
signed

Dimensions

Height: 40 in, Width: 26.25 in

Descriptive line

'Explore the North Shore Woods', colour lithograph poster by Roy Best, USA, ca. 1916

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1916-1918, London: HMSO, 1920.

Materials

Paper (fiber product)

Techniques

Colour lithography

Subjects depicted

Railways

Categories

Posters; Transport; Tourism & Travel

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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