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Creator:
Robert Tavener, active 1958, British
Commissioned by London Transport, 1937–2004, British
Printed by Curwen Press, British
Title:
Country Walks: Summer
Date:
1958
Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 39 15/16 x 25 inches (101.4 x 63.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower center: "Where the thistle lifts a purple crown | Six feet out of the turf, | And the harebell shakes on the windy hill…' | London Transport's Country Walks books are your sure guide to miles of rambles through the green | pleasantness of London's country. They contain detailed path routes, sketch maps and details of | how to get there and back, and cost 2/6 each. The new series 3 (with Ordnance Survey maps) cost | 3/6. Buy them at Underground ticket offices and book stalls, at the Travel Enquiry Offices at Piccadilly Circus and St. James's Park stations, or from the Publicity Officer, 55 Broadway, S.W.1 | Make the most of your public transport"

Signed lower right: "Robert Tavener"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Henry S. Hacker, Yale BA 1965
Copyright Status:
© TfL
Accession Number:
B2004.18.23
Classification:
Posters
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bird | children | dogs (animals) | fence | flowers (plants) | frog (animal) | landscape | path | summer | thistle | tourism | transport | walking
Associated Places:
England | Europe | London | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:53394
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