Original London Transport Rugby League Final, Wembley, poster

Rugby League Final, Wembley


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  • Condition: B+ (edge browning)
  • Date: 1936
  • Designer: Tom Eckersley (1914-1997) and Eric Lombers (1914-1978)
  • Printer: DPC
  • Publisher: London Transport
  • Size: 310 x 250 mm

An original, and rare, London Transport ‘panel’ poster for the 1936 Rugby League Final at Wembley. The final, held on Saturday 18 April, saw Leeds beat Warrington 18-2  before a crowd of 51,250. This poster, for display inside Tube carriages, was designed by Eric Lombers and Tom Eckersley – the latter at the start of his illustrious career as one of Britain’s foremost graphic designers.