Posters

Poster; Twinkle twinkle little star, by Mick Brownfield, 1980
Simple name : Poster
Date : 1980
Collection : Posters
Object location : Acton Depot
Reference number : 2000/4461
Size : H 1016mm, W 635mm
Print code : 1180/3098H/750
Publisher : London Transport : 1980
Descriptive size : Double royal
Content text : 'Twinkle, twinkle little star, Mum says Christmas isn't far. Won't cost her so much this year, Now your Travellers perks are here'
Title : Twinkle twinkle little star
Colour : Black,Cream
Agency : Foote, Cone and Belding : 1980
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The range of entertainment on offer in London provided countless vibrant and enticing subjects for transport posters. Rather than advertising specific venues or events, posters usually promoted general activities such as shopping or going to the theatre. Many aimed to encourage travel to the city in the evenings and at weekends. Others encouraged regular commuters to stay in the city after work, rather than travelling home at rush hour. In the 1930s, posters were also issued with listings of specific events scheduled for that week.
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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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