Diesel Trains

Made:
c1955
maker:
British Railways, London Midland Region
commissioner:
Barber

Painting, oil on canvas, Diesel Trains, by Barber, about 1955. Depicts a British Railways two carriage diesel multiple unit passenger train in green livery, passing over a brick bridge on a sunny day, with white clouds in the sky. In the background at right is a signal box. Original artwork for British Railways (London Midland Region) stock poster, published with a variety of texts advertising new diesel services. Signed at bottom right. Unframed.

Details

Category:
Pictorial Collection (Railway)
Object Number:
1976-9317
Materials:
canvas, oil paint
Measurements:
image: 445 mm x 611 mm x 14 mm,
type:
poster artwork
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • oil painting - visual work
status:
Permanent collection

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