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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. 5: "Vienna, Birthplace of Schubert"
Date:
1930
Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 39 3/4 x 25 1/16 inches (101 x 63.7 cm) and Mount: 41 11/16 x 27 1/8 inches (105.9 x 68.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

In metallic gray type, beneath image: "AUSTIN COOPER". In beige type, left edge of image: "A MUSIC-LOVER'S PILGRIMAGE NO. [superscript] 5"; in purple type, bottom edge of image, "54 NUSSDORFER STRASSE". In green and gold type, beneath image, center: "DAY AND NIGHT SERVICE| VIA HARWICH LNER". In gray type, bottom left corner of sheet, "PRINTED BY BEN JOHNSON & CO., LTD., YORK"; bottom edge of sheet, center: "PRINTED IN ENGLAND"; bottom right edge 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, top center: "25 x 39 1/2"; bottom left corner, "LOT| 250C".

Lettered, upper center: "VIENNA"; upper right: "BIRTHPLACE OF SCHUBERT"; center left: "Ziemlick schn"; center: "A MUSIC-LOVER'S PILGRIMAGE NO 5"; lower center: "54 NUSSDORFERSTRASSE | DAY AND NIGHT SERVICE | VIA HARWICH LNER"

In metallic gray type, beneath image: "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:
B2002.22.8
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:52261
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