A beautiful set of 4 cake and biscuit tins featuring artwork from London Underground posters. They look wonderful out on show and are ideal for keeping all your baked good fresh!
- Dimensions: Height 14.5cm x Width 25.5cm x Length 25.5cm
- Materials: Tin Plate
About the Artists:
'At Kew Gardens' by David Wilson 1926 David Wilson was a landscape and flower painter in water colour; cartoonist and caricaturist, and has exhibited at the Royal Academy, and the Royal Institute. He painted widely in and around London and contributed to various magazines as well as teaching at the St John’s Wood Schools of Art.
'Rhododendrons' by Irene Fawkes 1923 Irene Fawkes designed posters for the Underground Group and London Transport 1923-1935. She studied at Chelmsford School of Art, and was awarded the Silver Medal by the City and Guilds of London Institution. She was a commercial designer who worked for Poole Pottery and taught drawing and design part-time at the St John Cass Institute in London. Her courses included a module on ‘Poster and Commercial Design’. Her work was illustrated in the ‘Studio Year Book’ and ‘Commercial Art’.
'Kew Gardens' by Betty Swanwick 1937 Betty Swanwick (1915 - 1989) designed posters for London Transport 1936-1954. She was a painter, illustrator, designer and muralist. She was encouraged to draw from an early age by her father, the marine artisit Henry Gerard Swanwick. She painted in watercolour, illustrated her own novels, as well as designing posters for London Transport and an album cover for Genisis. In 1936 Swanwick began teaching at Goldsmiths College, where she was Head of Illustration between 1948 and 1961. She also taught at the Royal College of Art and the Royal Academy Schools.