The Boat Race Centenary designed by Richard T. Cooper for the Underground Group in 1929 gets onlookers right alongside the legendary Thames Boat Race as athletes row with all their might. The excitement from the crown is instantly felt as onlookers shout on their favourites from the banks of the Thames. This informative poster lets riders of the Underground know about ‘Nearest stations – Putney Bridge, Hammersmith, Ravenscourt Park, Turnham Green & Chiswick Park.
Richard T. Cooper was born in 1884 and educated at Tonbridge School before pursuing studies in art in Paris at Jullien’s Atelier. After the First World War Cooper became a poster artist, his works are noted for their historical detail. Between 1924- 1935 Richard T. Cooper designed posters for the Underground Group. Richard T. Cooper died in 1957.
The London sporting calendar has always been strongly advertised by London Transport. Other spectator sports covered include: speedway, greyhound racing and show jumping.
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Last order dates for Christmas delivery
Framed prints - Sunday 13 December 2020 |
Unframed prints - Sunday 13 December 2020
Framed prints - Wednesday 9 December 2020 |
Unframed prints - Sunday 6 December 2020
Rest of world
Framed prints - Sunday 6 December 2020 |
Unframed prints - Thursday 26 November 2020