Night at the Theatre, Doris Zinkeisen 1939

Doris Zinkeisen, the hugely talented Scottish painter and theatrical designer, was commissioned by London Transport in 1939 to produce this artwork. Its purpose was to encourage travel to London's Theatreland but the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939 meant that promoting 'frivolous' activities was deemed inappropriate and the poster was never used. Now, eighty years later, Underground customers can enjoy this gorgeous, unseen image for the very first time.
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Doris Zinkeisen was born in Gareloch, Scotland, the daughter of Victor Zinekeisen. She exhibited at the Royal Academy, Paris, Scala, Liverpool and Wembley. Her sister was Anna Zinkeisen.
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SKU 422772
Product Name Night at the Theatre, Doris Zinkeisen 1939
Colour Black
Poster Theme Theatre
Themes Events
Orientation Portrait
Weight 0.150000
Decade 1930
artist Doris Zinkeisen
Size 25 X 40 inches (64 X 102 cm) approximately
Height (cm) 100
Author Oswald Mbuyiseni Mtshali
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