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Creator:
Peter Roberson, active 1958
Commissioned by London Transport, 1937–2004, British
Printed by Waterlow & Sons, British
Title:

London Rovers

Date:
1958
Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 40 x 25 inches (101.6 x 63.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

In artist's hand, in black, bottom right corner of image: "Peter Roberson 1958". In red type, beneath image, left: "LONDON ROVERS | How many of these London sights can you name?"; in black type: "There are 26 of them. You can see them all on any | Saturday or Sunday either by Central (red) Bus with a | RED ROBER go-as-you-please ticket (5/-) or with a | TWIN ROVER go-as-you-please ticket (8/6) which gives you a day's freedom of the Underground * and [italics] the". In black type, beneath image, right: "Central (red) Buses. Buy them in advance or on the day | from most underground stations or agents of London Coastal Coaches Ltd."; in italics: "* Except north of Rickmansworth on the Metropolitan Line"; in red type: "A copy of 'Visitor's London will be sent free to the first | hundred applicants who send a correct list of all the | sights shown on this poster to the Publicity Officer,| 55, Broadway, Westminster, S.W.I". In black italic type, beneath cener: "Make the most of your pub

Lettered, lower center: "LONDON ROVERS | How many of these London sights can you name? | There are 26 of them. You can see them all on any Saturday or Sunday either by Central (red) Bus with a RED ROVER go-as-you-please ticket (5/-) or with a TWIN ROVER go-as-you-please ticket (8/6) which gives you a day's freedom of the Underground* and the Central (red) Buses. Buy them in advance or on the day from most Underground stations or agents of London Coastal Coaches Ltd. | *Except north of Rickmansworth on the Metropolitan Line. | A copy of 'Visitor's London' will be sent free to the first hundred applicants who send a correct list of all the sights shown on this poster to the Publicity Officer, 55, Broadway, Westminster, S.W.I. | Make the most of your public transport"

In black, bottom right corner of image: "Peter Roberson 1958"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Henry S. Hacker, Yale BA 1965
Copyright Status:
© TfL
Accession Number:
B1991.46.10
Classification:
Posters
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:3215
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