Posters

Poster; Xmas shopping, by Sybil Tawse, 1927
Simple name : Poster
Date : 1927
Collection : Posters
Object location : Acton Depot
Reference number : 1983/4/2326
Size : H 1016mm, W 635mm
Print code : 871/1.000/21.6.27
Publisher : Underground Electric Railway Company Ltd : 1927
Printer : John Waddington Ltd
Descriptive size : Double royal
Content text : UNDERGROUND
Title : Xmas shopping
Printed by : John Waddington Ltd
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Double royal : Double royal has been the standard poster size used by the Underground since 1908. This 40 x 25 inch format has been used almost exclusively by railway companies.
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