Advertising Poster London Transport Puppets Underground Robi...



£150 - £300


Advertising Poster London Transport Puppets Underground Robinson. Original vintage advertising poster for London Transport designed by the costume and set designer, Osborne Robinson (1904-1976), who created works for the likes of Laurence Olivier, Michael Redgrave and Alec Guinness. Robinson maintained a personal collection of over 3,500 posters from around the turn of the century. Among them is one of his own works, which features string puppets of a clown, harlequin and female masked dancer with a sign: London Transport offers this poster as a diversion and a greeting. These three figures, cut out and made up, will provide puppets or hanging decorations. Cost 10/- each from the Poster Shop, 280 Marylebone Road, NW1 (near Edgware Road circle line station on the London Underground), including a leaflet giving simple instructions. Writing at the bottom: 1164/3315M/3500. Printed by The Baynard Press. Good condition, restored paper loss in bottom left corner, backed on linen. Country of issue: UK, designer: Thomas Osborne Robinson, size (cm): 102x64, year of printing: 1964

Auction Date: 27th Jan 2022 at 2pm

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27th Jan 2022 2pm (Lots 1 to 447)