Poster, London & North Eastern Railway, Yorkshire Coast, Paul Jones' Fight off Scarborough, 23rd September 1779, by Frank H. Mason, 1930. Coloured lithograph from a historical painting depicting a scene during the American War of Independence, when the Continental Navy's Bonhomme Richard, commanded by Captain John Paul Jones, fought the Royal Navy's HMS Serapis and the HMS Countess of Scarborough, which were escorting a convoy off Flamborough Head. The poster shows the ships engaged in close combat. Printed by The David Allen Printing Co. Ltd., London. Format: quad royal. Dimensions: 40 x 50 inches, 1016 x 1270mm.

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Category:
Railway Posters, Notices & Handbills
Object Number:
1986-9206
type:
poster
taxonomy:
  • commercial records and equipment
credit:
British Rail, Records Office
status:
Permanent collection

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