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Hampton Court - Newbould

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Hampton Court - Newbould Summary

Title - Chestnut Time at Hampton Court.
- Hampton Court, Middlesex (Surrey), England.
- Frank Newbould (1887-1951).

- A rather old and rare poster from the early 1920s, with an equally rare "London's Underground" logo top left, an image of a Chestnut Tree flower by Newbould, a suggestion to visit Hampton Court to see them, and some words by Jessie Pope at the top. The white area at the bottom would have been used for adding details of routes to take from the place the poster was sited.

Year Published - 1922
Size - Double Royal  (39.5 x 24.5in or 100.5 x 62.5cm)

Other Details:
Original Vintage London Transport Poster.
Print Code – 1000-375-3/5/22 - (dated 3rd May 1922, to a run of 1000 we believe)
Printed by The Avenue Press, 55-57, Drury Lane, London, WC2

Condition Grade and Condition Report:
Grade: B+, conservation-backed on linen.
Restored folds, some wear across centre, restored edge tears and top longer vertical tear. More detailed photos are available on request if required.

More About The Artist:
Frank Newbould was born in Bradford in 1887. He was educated at Bradford College of Art and Camberwell School of Art, and worked mostly in London from the interwar period specialising in travel posters. His clients included the Empire Marketing Board; London Transport and its predecessors; the London & North Eastern, Great Western and London, Midland and Scottish Railways, and the Orient and Cunard Lines.
In 1942 he joined the War Office as assistant to Abram Games where he produced eleven posters, including a series Your Britain, Fight for it Now.

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