Southport for mild winters.

Made:
about 1920
publisher:
Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway
designer:
Horrocks and Company Limited

Poster, Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway, Southport for Mild Winters, England's famous boulevard, Lord Street in Winter, about 1920. Coloured lithograph depicting a view looking down Lord Street, Southport. There are people walking on the boulevard, parked cars and moving traffic. Although in colour, the illustration appears to be based on a photograph. Railway company title at the top with text over the illustration and below. Accompanying text reads "For particulars of ordinary and excursion booking also weekend tickets apply to the touring office. Postcards containing list of Southport hotels and Hydros free on application at Thomas Cook & Sons Tourist Offices, 49 Lord Street, Liverpool 77. Market Street, Victoria Bridge and Midland Hotel Manchester and at Blackburn, Bolton, Burnely, Oldham, Rochdale, Bradford and Leeds. Also from the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Company's enquiry offices, Exchange Station, Liverpool and Victoria Station, Manchester. Official Guide, postage 4d, from Secretary, Official Information Bureau, Southport." Text in margin reads "Designed and Printed by Horrocks & Co. Ltd., Ashton-under-Lyne". Format: quad royal.

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Category:
Railway Posters, Notices & Handbills
Object Number:
1979-7758
type:
poster
taxonomy:
  • commercial records and equipment
credit:
Southgate, H.
status:
Permanent collection

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