Manchester's New Station - Piccadilly

Made:
1960 in Manchester
maker:
British Railways, London Midland Region
artist:
Claude H Buckle

Painting, oil on canvas, Manchester's New Station, Piccadilly, by Claude Buckle, 1960. Impression of the new Piccadilly Station and office block in Manchester, built to replace the earlier London Road station. In the foreground a burgundy car passes in front of the station. There are parked cars to the right, and pedestrians walk on the pavement outside. A towering office block rises up at right, set against a graduated blue sky. Below the painting is designated space for text. Signed by the artist at right. Poster artwork for British Railways (London Midland Region) poster. Unframed. Signed by the artist.

Details

Category:
Pictorial Collection (Railway)
Object Number:
1977-5757
Materials:
canvas, oil paint
type:
poster artwork
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • oil painting - visual work

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