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LT Centenary - Roberson

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LT Centenary - Roberson Summary

Title - (London Transport Centenary 1863-1963).
Location
- London, England.
Artist
- Peter Roberson (1907-1989).

Description
- A design as though it were a notice-board, with the top half showing an artistic view of the original Metropolitan Railway which opened in 1863, while the bottom half has a number of "notices" pinned to it. These are advertising events and publications to celebrate the Centenary.

Year Published - 1963
Size - Double Royal  (approx 40 x 25in or 101.5 x 63.5cm)

Other Details:
Original Vintage London Transport Poster
Print Code - 563/1540M/2000(R) - (printed in May 1963, to a run of 2000 - possibly a second run, with the 'R')
Printed at The Baynard Press

Condition Grade and Condition Report:
Grade: B+, un-conserved.
Folds with slight wear, 3cm edge tear right middle, a little creasing, official-looking “H4” punched through top edge. More detailed photos are available on request if required.

More About The Artist:
Peter Roberson was born in Oxford in 1907, went to Oxford Art School, and to the Clarendon Press in 1924 where he drew maps and designed book jackets. He moved to London to work in advertising as a visualizer, illustrator, poster designer and copywriter. He designed 29 posters for London Transport between 1948 and 1978.

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LT Centenary - Roberson

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