A Pageant Of London For London's Children Arranged For Cutting Out.Underground Electric Railway Company Ltd, [London , 1926] Stock Code: 137743
NotesOriginal nursery frieze poster produced by London Transport, depicting the history of London, starting with "The First Settlement" and finishing with "London going about its business to-day", showing Londoners going into the Underground.
The artist, Elijah Albert Cox (1876-1955), designed posters for the Underground Group from 1915 to 1926. Cox studied at Whitechapel People's Palace and the London College of Printing, going on to become a mural and poster designer and book illustrator. He was elected to the Royal Society of British Artists in 1915.
Quad royal (100 x 128 cm). Lithograph printed in colours, title in blue.
A couple of tiny expert repairs, some faint offsetting, well-preserved in lovely, bright condition.
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