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Creator:
Ada Elizabeth Edith Swanwick, 1915–1989, British
Commissioned by London Transport, 1937–2004, British
Title:
Kew Gardens
Date:
1937
Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 40 1/8 x 24 13/16 inches (101.9 x 63 cm) and Mount: 42 1/8 x 26 3/8 inches (107 x 67 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

In artist's hand, in brown, bottom left of image: "Betty Swanwick". In red type, beneath image: "KEW GARDENS"; in green: "Open daily from 10 to dusk | Admission - 1d. (Tuesdays and | Fridays, Students' Days - 6 d."; in red: "KEW GARDENS STATION". In tiny brown type, bottom left corner of poster: "37.616"; in tiny green type, slightly to the right: 37-2951-1500:. In graphite [erased], bottom right corner of canvas backing: "$375".

Lettered, lower center: "KEW GARDENS | Open daily from 10 to dusk | Admission-1d. (Tuesdays and Fridays, Students' Days - 6d.) | KEW GARDENS STATION"

In brown, bottom left of image: "Betty Swanwick"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Henry S. Hacker, Yale BA 1965
Copyright Status:
© TfL
Accession Number:
B2000.8.17
Classification:
Posters
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Art for All - British Posters for Transport (The Wolfsonian Museum, 2011-04-15 - 2011-08-14)

Art for All - British Posters for Transport (Musée de l'Imprimerie, 2010-10-13 - 2011-02-15)

Art for All - British Posters for Transport (Yale Center for British Art, 2010-05-27 - 2010-08-15)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:48750
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