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Creator:
Bill Brandt, 1904–1983, British
Title:

People Sheltering in the Tube, Elephant and Castle Underground Station, circa 1939

Former Title(s):

People Sheltering in the Tube, Elephant and Castle Underground Station, ca. 1939

Date:
ca. 1939
Medium:
Gelatin silver print on moderately thick, gloss photographic paper mounted on thick, slightly textured, white card
Dimensions:
Mount: 20 x 16 inches (50.8 x 40.6 cm), Sheet: 13 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches (34.3 x 29.2 cm), and Image: 13 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches (34.3 x 29.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left on back: "People sheltering in The tube"

not lettered

Signed in black ink, lower right below image: "Bill Brandt"; not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of the Parnassus Foundation, courtesy of Jane and Raphael Bernstein
Copyright Status:
© Estate of the Artist
Accession Number:
B2004.8.3
Classification:
Photographs
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
advertisements | blankets | bombs | cityscape | clock | crowding | genre subject | historical subject | line | night | perspective | platform | posters | shelter | signs | subway | tracks | trains | tunnel | war
Associated Places:
England | Europe | Greater London | Lambeth | London | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:54388
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Martina Droth, Bill Brant Henry Moore, Yale University Press, New Haven and London, p. 108, no. 103, N72 .P5 +B55 2020 (LC)


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