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Creator:
Edwin Tatum, active 1956, British
Commissioned by London Transport, 1937–2004, British
Printed by Leonard Ripley & Company Ltd, British
Title:

Natural History Museum

Date:
1956
Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 39 7/8 x 25 inches (101.3 x 63.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, center right: "A stone-age Picasso from Hitchin | Had a bison to 'sit' in his kitchin | He thought dinosaurs | Better kept out of daurs | What a pity he didn't know about the | life-size models in the Natural History | Museum. Don't make the same mistake, | write for a Museums and Art Galleries | leaflet to the Public Relations Officer, | London Transport, 55 Broadway,"

Signed upper left: "Tatum"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Henry S. Hacker, Yale BA 1965
Copyright Status:
© TfL
Accession Number:
B2004.18.40
Classification:
Posters
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bird | dinosaur | museum | skeleton | still life | tool
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:53411
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