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Creator:
Peter Carey, born 1931, British
Commissioned by London Transport, 1937–2004, British
Printed by Johnson, Riddle & Company Ltd, British
Title:

Speakers' Corner

Date:
1966
Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 39 3/16 x 24 7/8 inches (99.5 x 63.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

In artist's hand, in black, bottom right of image: "Peter Carey". In blue, beneath image: "Speakers' Corner, Marble Arch, is the Londoner's long-established | open-air debating society. Membership is unrestricted, the audience | intent, argumentative, good-humoured. The Law keeps no more | than a benevolent eye on this heady mixture of prejudice, real fervour | and hot air. Bring your hobbey-horse along any Sunday morning." In red, beneath, center: "UNDERGROUND or BUS to MARBLE ARCH".

Lettered, lower center: "Speakers' Corner, Marble Arch, is the Londoner's long-established open-air debating society. Membership is unrestricted, the audience intent, argumentative, good-humoured. The Law keeps no more than a benevolent eye on this heady mixture of prejudice, real fervor and hot air. Bring your hobby-horse along any Sunday morning. | UNDERGROUND or BUS to MARBLE ARCH"

In black, bottom right of image: "Peter Carey"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Henry S. Hacker, Yale BA 1965
Copyright Status:
© TfL
Accession Number:
B1993.3.11
Classification:
Posters
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:4043
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