Plymouth, Delightful Centre for Holidays

Made:
c. 1960
publisher:
British Railways, Western Region

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Poster, BR (WR), 'Plymouth, Delightful Centre for Holidays'
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Poster, British Railways (Western Region), 'Plymouth, Delightful Centre for Holidays', Travel by Train series, about 1960. Depicts holidaymakers on Plymouth Hoe passing Smeaton's Tower lighthouse and the naval war memorial. In the background a Royal Navy warship sails across Plymouth Sound, while an apparition based on Joseph Boehm's statue of Sir Francis Drake floats in the clouds above. Format, double royal.

Details

Category:
Railway Posters, Notices & Handbills
Object Number:
1979-7638
type:
poster
taxonomy:
  • commercial records and equipment
credit:
British Rail, Records Office
status:
Permanent collection

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