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Original Vintage WWII London Transport Poster The Proud City Tower of London

US$2,088.41

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Original vintage London Transport poster for London: The Proud City - A new view of the Tower of London across Water Lane by the artist Walter E. Spradbery (1889-1969). Great image featuring a view over bright flowers growing in the ruins of buildings destroyed by bombing during World War Two in the foreground with trees and the Tower of London on the horizon and a quote from the English novelist William Harrison Ainsworth (1805-1882) next to the London Transport logo below: The proudest monument of antiquity … which this country or any possesses. This is one of a series of six posters displayed in London by the London Passenger Transport Board. Printed in England at the Baynard Press, London SW9. Very good condition, restored creases and minor tears, backed on linen.

Details

  • Creator
    Walter E. Spradbery (Artist)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 39.77 in. (101 cm)Width: 25.4 in. (64.5 cm)Depth: 0.04 in. (1 mm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1944
  • Condition
    Very good condition, restored creases and minor tears, backed on linen.
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1012613730831

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  • Shipping
    US$64.81 Standard Parcel Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 4-7 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Customs Duties & Taxes May Apply.
    Ships From: London, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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