Poster, Southern Railway, Si, Sono Venuto in Inghilterra coi

Made:
1936
maker:
Southern Railway

Poster, Southern Railway, Si, Sono Venuto in Inghilterra coi magnifici mezzi di trasporto delle Ferrovie del Sud, Southern Railway of England, 1936. (Translation: Yes, I came to England with the magnificent transport of the Southern Railway). Additional text reads "Southern Railway of England, Roma, 112 Via del Plebiscito". Photograph showing a small boy carrying a suitcase on the platform at Waterloo station talking to the fireman of N15 King Arthur class 4-6-0 locomotive No 755 'The Red Knight', as he leans from the cab. Text beneath. The original black and white photograph was taken by Charles E Brown and coloured for reproduction in the poster. The boy has been identified as Ronald Witt and the fireman as William Woof. Text on the bottom margin of this poster reads "Southern Railway Advertising. Ad 3251. 10,000/1936. Printed in England by Johnson, Riddle & Co. Ltd., London, SE1". Format, double royal, backed. An English version of this poster with the text "I'm Taking and Early Holiday cos I know Summer Comes Soonest in the South" is 1975-8404.

Details

Category:
Railway Posters, Notices & Handbills
Object Number:
1985-8848
type:
poster
taxonomy:
  • commercial records and equipment
status:
Permanent collection

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