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Creator:
Hans Unger, 1915–1975, German
Commissioned by London Transport, 1937–2004, British
Printed by The Baynard Press, British
Title:

The Tower of London

Date:
1956
Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 39 7/8 x 24 15/16 inches (101.3 x 63.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

In black, upper left corner: "UNGER" [parallel vertical lines cross through the "G"]. In black type, beneath the image: "A beefeater's ghost from the City| Found the girls of to-day not as pretty| As Lady Jane Grey| Whom he spoke to each day." In green script: "On the Towers of London where he goes | on weekdays from 10-4, paying| 1/-, but it's free (hurrah!) on Saturdays | and on Bank Holidays". In small black type, along bottom edge, left: "156-129M-1500"; right: "THE BAYNARD PRESS".

Lettered, center left: "CUT HERE"; lower center: "A beefeater's ghost from the City | Found the girls of to-day not as pretty | As Lady Jane Grey | Whom he spoke to each day | On the Tower of London where he goes on weekdays from 10-4, paying 1/-, but it's free (hurrah!) on Saturdays and on Bank Holidays."

In black, upper left corner: "UNGER" [parallel vertical lines cross through the "G"].

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Henry S. Hacker, Yale BA 1965
Copyright Status:
© TfL
Accession Number:
B1993.3.6
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:4051
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