Posters

Poster; By trolleybus to Kingston, by F Gregory Brown, 1933
Simple name : Poster
Date : 1933
Collection : Posters
Object location : Acton Depot
Reference number : 1983/4/3636
Size : H 1016mm, W 635mm
Reproduced in : Taylor, Sheila (ed), 2001. The Moving Metropolis. Laurence King Publishing in association with London's Transport Museum, p20
Publisher : London Transport : 1933
Mode : Trams and trolleybuses
Descriptive size : Double royal
Content text : By trolleybus to Kingston - Old-world marketplace, river-side walks, boating, bathing change at Wimbledon for the trolleybuses
Additional information : This poster, By Trolleybus to Kingston, promotes the London United Tramways (L.U.T.) service to the town to visit the old market place or enjoy riverside walks, boating and bathing on the Thames. The illustration by F Gregory Brown depicts one of the original L.U.T. trolleybuses driving through Kingston upon Thames in southwest London. In 1931, the L.U.T. introduced the first trolleybuses in London to the Kingston area. Former tram routes were converted for use by trolleybuses at less than half the estimated cost of tramway modernisation.
Title : By trolleybus to Kingston
Colour : Light Green
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