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Price Realized: $938 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
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Sale 2476 Lot 72
TOM ECKERSLEY (1914-1997) & ERIC LOMBERS (1914-1978) VISIT THEM BY LONDON TRANSPORT / BRITISH MUSEUM. 1938.
39 3/4x24 3/4 inches, 101x63 cm. John Swain & Son, Ltd., London.
Condition B+: minor scuffing in image; tear at bottom edge; small tears, creases and abrasions at edges; slight time-staining at sides. Paper.
"Eckersley enjoyed a long and distinguished career in graphic design. Eckersley designed his first posters in 1935 and continued until 1995 . . . [He] attended Salford School of Art from 1930 to 1934 where he met Eric Lombers. The two began to design posters together . . . and quickly established themselves as poster designers in London. From 1935 onwards, they received a steady flow of commissions from major patrons of poster art" (Modern British Posters p. 101).
Estimate $800 - 1,200Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $938