No. 38 Routemaster Bus
This drawing was produced for the daughter of a bus driver’s father, originally from Hackney, and eventually emigrated to Australia. The drawing was typed on James’ 1973 Adler Tippa typewriter. Two versions of this subject as commissions. The first was sent to a customer in the UK and the second was posted to Australia.
This artwork was featured in James’ first exhibition of his work. The BBC News article of the display can be read here:
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~ James Cook.
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James Cook has been creating type-written portraits for over 6 years and has accumulated more than 100 drawings over that time. His first exhibition at Thaxted Guildhall, Essex of the summer of 2020 allowed him to display his collection of 35 typewriters and some of his work from the collection. James has been featured on many television news programmes such as BBC News, ITV’s Good Morning Britain and Sky.