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Creator:
Hans Schleger, 1898–1976, British
Commissioned by London Transport, 1937–2004, British
Printed by Waterlow & Sons, British
Title:
Leicester Square
Date:
1935
Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 7/8 x 12 3/8 inches (25.1 x 31.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

In artist's hand, in silver, at right side of image, center: "ZÉRO". In black and white stencilling, in center of image: "LEICESTER SQUARE"; in gray and red stencilling in a diagonal across the image: "THE CENTRE OF AMUSEMENT". In gray type, bottom left: "19 MINUTES | FROM LIVERPOOL STREET". In tiny gray type, along bottom edge of image: "35.5025.10,000.W&S LTD." "Central London Line". In graphite, on verso, in upper right corner: "150-".

Lettered, upper right: "AMUSEMENT"; center: "LEICESTER SQUARE"; lower left: "THE CENTRE OF"; lower right: "19 MINUTES"; lower center: "FROM LIVERPOOL STREET"

In silver, at right side of image, center: "ZÉRO"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Henry S. Hacker, Yale BA 1965
Copyright Status:
© TfL
Accession Number:
B2000.8.28
Classification:
Posters
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
advertisement | couple | genre subject | logo | man | profile | woman
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:48755
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