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Mary Adshead:
Always an open way - always something new in town to-night

Unmounted (ref: 7061)

Lithograph, published by London Transport, 1937, printed by Waterlow & Sons Ltd

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Provenance: The Artist's grandson


Literature: Clough, Mathew/ Compton, Ann, Earthly delights Mary Adshead 1904-1995, University of Liverpool Art Gallery, 2005, p 19


In 1908, the London Underground Group, later known simply as London Transport, launched a pivotal poster campaign to promote the British capital’s newly created public transit system. Via these advertisements, London Transport sought to attract ridership and heighten the popularity of London’s buses, trams, and trains.


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