This colourful poster designed by Cecil Walter Bacon shows a central London map of cinemas with a border of film reels. It was published in 1934 by London Transport and is promoting travel to the cinemas by London Transport.
Cecil Walter Bacon designed posters for London Transport between 1932 and 1935.
Cecil Bacon was born in 1905 in Battle, Sussex, and studied at Hastings School of Art under Philip Cole from 1923 to 1925 before joining a commercial advertising agency in London in 1926. In 1929 he began working freelance, some of his earliest work being for London Transport. From 1935 he began a long association with the 'Radio Times' designing some highly regarded covers. During World War Two he designed memorable posters for the Ministry of Information. He was noted for the technique of pen and ink drawing on scraperboard.
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