Southend-on-Sea

Made:
about 1950
maker:
Waterlow and Sons Limited
artist:
Frank Henry Mason
publisher:
British Railways, Eastern Region

Poster, British Railways (Eastern Region), Southend-on-Sea, by Frank H Mason, about 1950. Coloured lithograph depicting sun shelters and gardens on the Cliffs in Southend. People are walking round the gardens, and beneath is a jetty and the pier. There are yachts and pleasure craft close to the shore, with larger vessels further out to sea. In the distance is the Kent coast. Text below, with mention of Leigh-on-Sea, Westcliff-on-Sea, Thorpe Bay and Shoeburyness. Additional text advertises a guide book. At the bottom of the poster is the British Railways 'totem' logo. Text in the bottom margin reads "Published by the Railway Executive (Eastern Region) (A.R. 7041), Printed in Great Britain, Waterlow & Sons Limited, London and Dunstable". Format quad royal.

Details

Category:
Railway Posters, Notices & Handbills
Object Number:
1978-9284
type:
poster
taxonomy:
  • commercial records and equipment
status:
Permanent collection

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