Travel Underground to the Theatre Theatre & Opera Advertising Poster


Genre: Theatre & Opera
Genre 2: Transportation
Artist: Herbert Ashwin Budd
Year Printed: 1930
Size: 24.75" x 39.75"
Country of Poster: United Kingdom
Printer: Vincent Brooks, Day & Son Ltd Lith. (London, England)
Restoration Detail: Restored
Condition: Linen Backed
Grade: Fine
Condition Detail: This poster has light folds. Grade is based on pre-restoration condition, see image for more details. This poster has been professionally linen backed.
Additional Information: Original lithographic poster printed in colors, References: in the collection of Victoria and Albert Museum, This original 1930 poster for the London Underground features the crowd outside the stage door of the Theater Royal on Drury Lane, London's oldest theater. Budd, an artist and teacher, captures the spirit of street musicians and vendors vying for the attention of stylish theatergoers wearing their fedora and cloche hats.

The Underground frequently promoted the West-end theaters. It was not just their goal to promote transport but to enrich the quality of urban life in London.

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