History of the Omnibus – study

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History of the Omnibus -- study

History of the Omnibus – study (aka London Buses and The Bus Stop), 1924
Pencil and watercolour, 12.75 cm x 37.5 cm

A preparatory drawing for the large painting/poster installed in the London General Omnibus Company's bus station that opened at the British Empire Exhibition, Wembley, in June 1924.
EXHIBITION HISTORY: Anthony d’Offay Gallery (1) 1969 (as London Buses), Hamet Gallery 1971 (as The Bus Stop), Parkin Gallery 1976 (as London Buses), Maclean Gallery 1980)

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