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Creator:
G. B. Karo, born 1924
Commissioned by London Transport, 1937–2004, British
Printed by Curwen Press, British
Title:
London Transport Sightseeing Bus Tours
Date:
1961
Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 40 x 25 inches (101.6 x 63.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

In artist's hand, in black, upper right corner: "KARO". In black type, bottom center of poster: "LONDON TRANSPORT [in pink-the background color-showing through an illustration of a building] | SIGHTSEEING| BUS TOURS"; in smaller type: "2 HOURS · [red] 20 MILES · [red] 4/- (CHILDREN 2/-) | EVERY DAY AT 11 · 12 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5 [dots in red] | FROM VICTORIA (BUCKINHAM PALACE RD)". In tiny black type along bottom edge of poster, left: "Ref: 161/299M/2500"; right: "CURWEN PRESS".

Lettered, lower center: "LONDON TRANSPORT | SIGHTSEEING | BUS TOURS | 2 HOURS - 20 MILES - 4/- (CHILDREN 2/-) | EVERY DAY AT 11-12-2-3-4-5 | FROM VICTORIA (BUCKINGHAM PALACE RD)"

In black, upper right corner: "KARO"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Henry S. Hacker, Yale BA 1965
Copyright Status:
© TfL
Accession Number:
B1991.46.6
Classification:
Posters
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Art for All - British Posters for Transport (The Wolfsonian Museum, 2011-04-15 - 2011-08-14)

Art for All - British Posters for Transport (Musée de l'Imprimerie, 2010-10-13 - 2011-02-15)

Art for All - British Posters for Transport (Yale Center for British Art, 2010-05-27 - 2010-08-15)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:3222
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