Original London Transport poster Day on the River Burningham

A day on the river

John Burningham

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  • Condition: A-
  • Date: 1965
  • Designer: John Burningham (1936-2019)
  • Printer: John Swain & Sons
  • Publisher: London Transport
  • Size: DR (630 x 1010 mm)

Before finding international fame as a children’s author and illustrator, John Burningham designed nine posters for London Transport. This poster advertises day trips to the River Thames and features early versions of some of the characters that were to reappear in Burningham’s illustrated books.