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Creator:
Richard T. Cooper, 1884–1957
Commissioned by Underground Electric Railways of London Ltd, 1902–1933, British
Printed by Waterlow & Sons, British
Title:

The Business Man's London

Date:
1930
Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 39 3/4 x 49 5/8 inches (101 x 126 cm) and Mount: 42 5/8 x 52 9/16 inches (108.3 x 133.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

In artist's hand, in white, bottom right corner of center panel: "R.T. Cooper". In large white type, center of image: "THE BUSINESS MAN'S LONDON"; in yellow type: "BY"; in white type on a red background: "UNDERGROUND"; in small white type: "The Efficient Way". 1) Top row of images: In black type, above first image: "FINANCE:; in white type, below first image: "BANK" "MANSION HOUSE". In black type, above second image: "SHIPPING"; in white type, below second image: "MARK LANE". In black type, above third image: "INSURANCE"; in white type below third image: "BANK" "MONUMENT". In black type, above fourth image: "NEWSPAPERS"; in white type below fourth image: "TEMPLE" "BLACKFRIARS". 2) Middle row of images: In black type above left image: "STREET MARKETS"; in white type, below first image: "ALDGATE EAST" "WHITE CHAPEL". In black type above right image: "FILMS"; in white type below right image: "PICCADILLY CIRCUS" "LEICESTER SQRE ["RE" in superscript]". 3) Bottom row of images: In bl

Lettered, upper left: "FINANCE | BANK MANSION HOUSE"; upper center: "SHIPPING INSURANCE | MARK LANE BANK MONUMENT"; upper right: "NEWSPAPERS | TEMPLE BLACKFRIARS"; center left: "STREET MARKETS | ALDGATE EAST WHITECHAPEL"; center: "THE BUSINESS MAN'S | LONDON | BY | UNDERGROUND | "The Efficient Way""; center right: "FILMS | PICCADILLY CIRCUS LEICESTER SQRE"; lower left: "HABERDASHERY | POST OFFICE BANK"; lower center: "FOOD DRINK | MONUMENT POST OFFICE COVENT GDN MONUMENT MARK LANE"; lower right: "LEATHER | LONDON BRIDGE BOROUGH"

In white, bottom right corner of center panel: "R.T. Cooper"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Henry S. Hacker, Yale BA 1965
Copyright Status:
© TfL
Accession Number:
B2001.16.1
Classification:
Posters
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:50394
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