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Creator:
Percy Drake Brookshaw, 1907–1993
Commissioned by London Transport, 1937–2004, British
Title:

Boat Race

Date:
1937
Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 15/16 x 12 7/16 inches (25.2 x 31.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

In artist's hand, in blue, 3/4 of the way down the right side of the image: "DRAKE BROOKSHAW". In black type, across top of image: "Wednesday, March 24 · 11 o'clock". In green, 3/4 of the way down the left side of the image: "BUSES"; in black type, beneath: "To Putney Bridge | 14 · 22 · 30 · 74 · 85 · 93 ·96 | To Hammersmith | 9 · 11 · 27A ["A" in superscript] · 33 · 72 · 72A ["A" in superscript] · 73 · 91 · 93 | To Chiswick Baths - 55 · 155". In tiny black type, along bottom edge of image, left: "37.471.6000".

Lettered, upper left: "Wednesday, March 24 - 11 o' clock"; lower left: "BUSES | To Putney Bridge | 14 - 22 - 30 - 74 - 85 - 93 - 96 | To Hammersmith | 9 - 11 - 27A - 33 - 72 - 72A - 73- 91 - 93 | To Chiswick Baths - 55 - 155"; lower right: "DRAKE BROOKSHAW"

In blue, 3/4 of the way down the right side of the image: "DRAKE BROOKSHAW"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Henry S. Hacker, Yale BA 1965
Copyright Status:
© TfL
Accession Number:
B2000.8.33
Classification:
Posters
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
advertisement | boat | men | races and racing | rowing | schedule (time plan) | sporting art
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:48760
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