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Creator:
Austin Cooper, 1890–1964, British, born in Canada
Commissioned by London and North Eastern Railway, British
Printed by Ben Johnson & Company Ltd
Title:

A Music Lover's Pilgrimage, No. 3: "Bayreuth, The Home of Wagner"

Date:
1930
Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 39 13/16 x 25 1/16 inches (101.1 x 63.7 cm) and Mount: 41 13/16 x 27 inches (106.2 x 68.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

In metallic gray type, beneath image, left, "AUSTIN COOPER". In beige type, left edge of image: "A MUSIC LOVER'S PILGRIMAGE NO. [superscript] 3". In beige, blue, and red type, bottom center of sheet: "DAY AND NIGHT SERVICE| VIA HARWICH LNER." In gold type, bottom left corner of sheet: "PRINTED BY BEN JOHNSON & CO., LTD, YORK"; bottom edge of sheet, center: "PRINTED IN ENGLAND"; bottom right corner of sheet: "PUBLISHED BY THE LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY". In graphite, bottom right edge of matt: "Austin Cooper, original poster c1930 $850". On verso, in graphite, center: "25 x 39 1/2"; bottom left corner: "LOT 250 B".

Lettered, upper center: "BAYREUTH"; upper right: "THE HOME OF | WAGNER"; center: "A MUSIC-LOVER'S PILGRIMAGE NO 3"; lower center: "DAY AND NIGHT SERVICE | VIA HARWICH LNER"

In metallic gray type, beneath image, left, "AUSTIN COOPER"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Henry S. Hacker, Yale BA 1965
Copyright Status:
© National Railway Museum / SSPL
Accession Number:
B2002.22.7
Classification:
Posters
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:52260
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