It's Quicker by Rail - Whitby - Then/Now

Made:
1931
publisher:
London & North Eastern Railway
artist:
Andrew Johnson

Poster, London & North Eastern Railway, Whitby, Then and Now by Andrew Johnson, 1931. Coloured lithograph divided diagonally, with the top painting depicting "Then, Captain Cook leaving in the Endeavour, 1768" with people waving from the quayside to the departing ship. The 'Now' illustration depicts the same view across the harbour towards St Mary's Church, with sailing vessels in the harbour, and an elegantly dressed couple talking to an old fisherman. The text reads "Whitby, It's quicker by rail". Printed by Ben Johnson & Company Limited, York and London. Format: double royal

Details

Category:
Railway Posters, Notices & Handbills
Object Number:
1987-8926
type:
poster
taxonomy:
  • commercial records and equipment
credit:
British Rail, Records Office
status:
Permanent collection

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