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Creator:
Edward Robert Bartelt, active 1961
Commissioned by London Transport, 1937–2004, British
Printed by Leonard Ripley & Company Ltd, British
Title:

Green Thought

Date:
1961
Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 39 7/8 x 24 7/8 inches (101.3 x 63.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

In artist's hand, in black, bottom left of image: "E.R. BARTELT". Beneath image, in large green type: "GREEN THOUGHT..."; continues in black type: "...for a summer's day - take a Green Rober ticket. It gives you the freedom for | a whole day of 200 Country Bus routes, 1500 miles of roads through London's | Countryside. You can buy Green Robers from any Country Bus conductor after | 9.30 am on weekdays and any time on Sundays and Bank Holidays. Rural rides [italics] | leaflets help you to plan your day. Ask at any London Transport Enquiry Office, | or write to Public Relations Officer, 55 Broadway, Westminster, S.W.1"; continues in large green type: "...GREEN ROVER 5/- CHILDREN 2/6". In tiny black type, along bottom edge of image, left: "161/151M/2700"; right: "Leonard Ripley & Co., Ltd. London".

Lettered, lower center: "GREEN THOUGHT… | …for a summer's day-take a Green Rover ticket. It gives you the freedom for a whole day of 200 Country Bus routes, 1500 miles of roads through London's Countryside. You can buy Green Rovers from any Country Bus conductor after 9.30 am on weekdays and any time on Sundays and Bank Holidays. Rural Rides leaflets help you to plan your day. Ask at any London Transport Enquiry Office, or write to the Public Relations Officer, 55 Broadway, Westminster, S.W.I. | …GREEN ROVER 5/- CHILDREN 2/6"

In black, bottom left of image: "E.R. BARTELT"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Henry S. Hacker, Yale BA 1965
Copyright Status:
© TfL
Accession Number:
B1993.3.8
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:4053
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