<< YCBA Home Yale Center for British Art Yale Center for British Art << YCBA Home

YCBA Collections Search

 
Creator:
Dame Laura Knight, 1877–1970, British
Commissioned by London Transport, 1937–2004, British
Printed by Waterlow & Sons, British
Title:

Country Walks: Winter

Date:
1957
Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 39 15/16 x 24 7/8 inches (101.4 x 63.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

In brown, in artist's hand, bottom right of image: "Laura Knight". In white type on a brown background, beneath image: " ' 'Tis winter now, and very cold,| With frost and ice and snow...'"" In smaller white type beneath, right: "OLD SONG". In white italic type, beneath quotation: "just the weather for a brisk walk, with the added pleasure of having the countryside mostly | to yourself; London Transport's 'Country Walks' books are reliable and helpful guides.| There are two books, each costing 2/6. They may be had from Underground| bookstalls and Ticket Offices, or from the Publicity Officer, 55 Broadway, S.W.1" In tiny brown type, in white border beneath the image, left: "157/29M/2500"; right: "WATERLOW & SONS LIMITED, LONDON & DUNSTABLE".

Lettered, lower center: ""'Tis winter now, and very cold, | With frost and ice and snow…" | - just the weather for a brisk walk, with the added pleasure of having the countryside mostly to yourself. London Transport's 'Country Walks' books are reliable and helpful guides. There are two books, each costing 2/6. They may be had from Underground bookstalls and Ticket Offices, or from the Publicity Officer, 55 Broadway, S.W.I"

In brown, bottom right of image: "Laura Knight"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Henry S. Hacker, Yale BA 1965
Copyright Status:
© TfL
Accession Number:
B2000.8.14
Classification:
Posters
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
advertisement | branches | country (rural landscape) | landscape | logo | Post-Impressionism | snow | transportation | trees | winter
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: The Study Room is open to Yale ID holders by appointment. Please visit the Study Room page on our website for more details.
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:48748
Export:
XML


If you have information about this object that may be of assistance please contact us.