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Creator:
Harry Stevens, 1919–2008, British
Commissioned by London Transport, 1937–2004, British
Printed by The Baynard Press, British
Title:

Spring in the Parks

Date:
1960
Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 40 x 25 inches (101.6 x 63.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

In artist's hand, in blue, upper right: "Stevens 59". In black italic type, bottom left of image: "London's parks are bliss and blossom,| Poets scribble lyric love,| Rook and robin gloss and glisten,| Sun and dappled clouds above."; bottom right of image: "Underground the roots sing speedwell,| Tubers share the pleasant fuss.| Overground the routes indeed spell| London pride by any bus." In regular black type, across bottom edge of image, center: "Spring in the coutnry, too, with 5/- Green Rover tickets - the freedom of 1,500 miles of road. | From Country Bus conductors any day after 9.30 a.m. (all day on Sundays and Bank Holidays." In smaller font, left: "160-59M-2700"; right: "THE BAYNARD PRESS".

Lettered, lower left: "London's parks are bliss and blossom, | Poets scribble lyric love, | Rook and robin gloss and glisten, | Sun and dappled clouds above."; lower right: "Underground the roots sing speedwell, | Tubers share the pleasant fuss. | Overground the routes indeed spell | London pride by any bus."

In blue, upper right: "Stevens 59".

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Henry S. Hacker, Yale BA 1965
Copyright Status:
© TfL
Accession Number:
B1991.46.4
Classification:
Posters
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:3220
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