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1950 S John Woods British Rail London Underground Travel Poster

Regular price $850.00

1950 Original Bayard Press S. John Woods British Out and About: Country Houses Rail Travel Train Railroad Railway Travel Poster

Printed by: The Baynard Press, England
Artist: S John Woods, an impressive and well known British graphic designer born in 1915, poster artist, illustrator. From 1943-1955 he was the Advertising Director at Ealing Studios, handling movie and film poster design there, with many artists. He designed underground rail posters from 1950-1952.
Condition: A-, freshly linen mounted, beautiful. A beautiful and stunning piece.
Marked: 1/50 34H 3200 in lower left, and The Baynard Press in lower right.
Size: 24.5 x 39.75 inches

This original modern or moderne London Undergound poster is a lithograph in deep and vibrant colors, and is dated 1950, printed by the famous Baynard Press founded in 1894 by F Sanders Phillips.

This was a "pair poster" in that it was printed with another text poster for rail stations. The official title is "Out and About: Country Houses" by S. John Woods.

An uncommon and rare original English piece from our own personal collection. Please see our other Underground posters put up at same time. The poster is archivally linen backed. The iconic London Underground mark is in lower left on poster. Ready for framing.

Size: 24.5 x 40 inches
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