Posters

Poster; Travels in time on your doorstep, by Clifford Ellis and Rosemary Ellis, 1937
Simple name : Poster
Date : 1937
Collection : Posters
Object location : Acton Depot
Reference number : 1983/4/4963
Size : H 1016mm, W 635mm
Print code : 37.4951.1750
Publisher : London Transport : 1937
Printer : Curwen Press
Descriptive size : Double royal
Content text : Travels in time on your doorstep
Title : Travels in time on your doorstep
Colour : Light Blue,Brown
Printed by : Curwen Press
Record completeness :
Record 85% complete

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