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Creator:
John Burningham, born 1936, British
Commissioned by London Transport, 1937–2004, British
Printed by Waterlow & Sons, British
Title:

London Parks: Autumn Leaves

Date:
1961
Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 40 x 25 inches (101.6 x 63.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

In black, handwritten, left edge of poster, top: "John Burningham '61". In black, beneath image: "POMIFER AUTUMNUS, with the redbreast whistling and every, | common bush afire...Who's for a stroll? Take your hand, | preyhound, mongrel, spaniel, cur, shough, water-rug or demi-wolf | for a last long look at the sun. Try a different park each week." In gray ink, along bottom edge of poster, right: "WATERLONG SONS LIMITED LONDON AND DUNSTABLE"; left: "461| 313F| 2700."

Lettered, lower center: "POMIFER AUTUMNUS, with the redbreast whistling and every common bush afire… Who's for a stroll? Take your hound, greyhound, mongrel, cur, slough, water rug or demi-wolf for a last long look at the sun. Try a different park each week."

In black, handwritten, left edge of poster, top: "John Burningham '61".

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Henry S. Hacker, Yale BA 1965
Copyright Status:
© TfL
Accession Number:
B1993.3.2
Classification:
Posters
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:4047
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