It's Quicker by Rail - Whitby - Captain Cook

Made:
c.1937
publisher:
London & North Eastern Railway
artist:
Doris Clare Zinkeisen
printer:
Haycock Press Limited

Poster, London & North Eastern Railway, Whitby, Captain Cook at Whitby by Doris Zinkeisen, about 1937. Depicts Captain Cook and two Royal Navy officers consulting a chart on top of a barrel, with ships in Whitby harbour, and St Mary's Church and Whitby Abbey in the background. Accompanying text reads "His voyages round the world for making new discoveries were undertaken in the Endeavour in 1768 and the Resolution in 1772. Both these ships were built at Whitby. It's quicker by rail. London and North Eastern Railway." Format; double royal, 40 x 25 inches, 1016 x 635mm.

Details

Category:
Railway Posters, Notices & Handbills
Object Number:
1977-5605
type:
poster
taxonomy:
  • commercial records and equipment
status:
Permanent collection

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