A rare London Underground poster, announcing the Coronation of King George VI, 1937
A rare London Underground double-crown poster, announcing the Coronation of George VI, 1937
lithographic printed, designed by Harold Stabler (1872-1945), printed by Baynard Press, conservation linen-backed, the poster 25 x 40 inches (635x1015mmm) (to linen add approximately 2.5cm each edge)
Harold Stabler was a designer, ceramic artist and metalwork designer.
During the 1920s together with his wife Phoebe joined forces with potters Truda & John Adams and the Carter family to form ‘Carter, Stabler, Adams’, the ceramic manufacturing company that later became ‘Poole Pottery’.
Harold Stabler produced poster designs for London Underground from 1923-1937. He was a founder member of the Design & Industries Association along with Ambrose Heal and Frank Pick.
A copy of this poster is included in the London Transport Museum collection.