LONDON UNDERGROUND/ ILLUSTRATION ART: A rare original poster concept design for London Underground, circa 1920s
LONDON UNDERGROUND/ ILLUSTRATION ART: A rare original poster concept design for London Underground, circa 1920s, artist unknown, entitled “Blackberry Time”, gouache on paper mounted on artists board, with original tracking paper overlay, the design featuring stylised blackberries London Underground bulls-eye logo and the slogan “Book For The Countryside”, bearing “Campfield Press, St. Albans” label to reverse.
For a similar design see “Blackberry Time”, London Underground poster designed by Dora M Batty, 1927 https://www.ltmuseum.co.uk/collections/collections-online/people/item/1996-4856
The Campfield Press were the Salvation Army’s printing and press office, existing from 1901 until 1991.
Condition report: In overall good condition, some surface discolouration and marks in places (see images).
For further pieces relating to London Underground included in our shop see LONDON UNDERGROUND MAPS: A large rare original vintage 1934 London Underground station wall map
Dimensions: 30cm wide x 23cm high
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Condition Report: In overall good condition, some surface discolouration and marks in places (see images).