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Power, the Nerve Centre of London's Underground

Poster
1930 (designed), 1930 (issued)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Colour lithograph poster with an art deco-style design promoting the London Underground system. Signed and dated 'E Mcknight Kauffer 1930'.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Colour lithograph
Brief Description
'Power, The Nerve Centre of London's Underground'. Colour lithograph poster with an art deco-style design by Edward McKnight Kauffer. Issued by the Underground Electric Railways Co. of London, Ltd., 1930.
Physical Description
Colour lithograph poster with an art deco-style design promoting the London Underground system. Signed and dated 'E Mcknight Kauffer 1930'.
Dimensions
  • Height: 101.6cm
  • Width: 63.5cm
Style
Marks and Inscriptions
'E Mcknight Kauffer 1930' (Signed and dated.)
Credit line
Given by the Underground Electric Railways Co.
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic References
  • 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
  • Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1932. London: HMSO, 1933
Other Number
22/A3 - V&A microfiche
Collection
Accession Number
E.3338-1932

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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