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Creator:
Charles Pears, 1873–1958, British
Commissioned by Underground Electric Railways of London Ltd, 1902–1933, British
Printed by Johnson, Riddle & Company Ltd, British
Title:
The Film-lover Travels Underground
Date:
1930
Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 39 1/8 x 25 inches (99.4 x 63.5 cm) and Mount: 43 x 28 15/16 inches (109.2 x 73.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

In bottom center of image, on the back of a woman's shirt: "CHAS PEARS". In black type, beneath image, left: "DRAWN ON FIVE STONES BY CHAS. PEARS, R.O.I." In blue type, bottom center of sheet: "The Film-lover| travels UNDERGROUND"| Piccadilly, Oxford Circus,| Leicester Square, Strand| Stations." In black type, bottom left corner of sheet: "REF. No., 212"; bottom right corner of sheet: "JOHNSON, RIDDLE, & CO., LTD., 32 SOUTHWARK BRIDGE ROAD, LONDON, S.E.1". On verso, in graphite, upper left, "W5".

Lettered, lower center: "The Film-lover | travels UNDERGROUND | Piccadilly, Oxford Circus, | Leicester Square, Strand | Stations"

In bottom center of image, on the back of a woman's shirt: "CHAS PEARS"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Henry S. Hacker, Yale BA 1965
Copyright Status:
© National Railway Museum / SSPL
Accession Number:
B2002.22.9
Classification:
Posters
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
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:52262
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