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For a dip in cool Lake Michigan use the Elevated

  • 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.1190-1916

  • 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 'For a dip in cool Lake Michigan use the Elevated'.

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: 38.5 in, Width: 26.5 in

Descriptive line

'For a dip in cool Lake Michigan use the Elevated', 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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