british industries, steel

Made:
1924
artist:
Richard Jack
commissioner:
London Midland & Scottish Railway Company

Painting, oil on board, British Industries, Steel, by Richard Jack, 1924. Depicts a steelworks set against a lurid orange evening sky, with the outlines of buildings and chimneys. In the foreground are railway tracks, with wagons and a locomotive moving at left. Signed and dated by the artist at bottom right. Framed, unglazed. Original artwork for London Midland & Scottish Railway poster. Produced as part of a series of sixteen posters commissioned from Royal Academy artists and published in 1924.

Details

Category:
Pictorial Collection (Railway)
Object Number:
1976-9337
Materials:
board, oil paint
Measurements:
overall; frame: 836 mm x 1216 mm x 22 mm,
overall; image: 749 mm x 1129 mm
type:
poster artwork
status:
Permanent collection

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