Dovercourt Bay

Made:
1941 in England
publisher:
London & North Eastern Railway
maker:
The Baynard Press
artist:
Percy Padden

Poster, London & North Eastern Railway, Dovercourt Bay, Harwich, by Percy Padden, 1941. Coloured lithograph depicting a young blonde woman, dressed in a pink top and white shorts, and holding a straw hat, looking down on the promenade and beach. A man below is waving to her. Inscription at bottom left of the illustration reads "Dovercourt" with "Padden" at right. Text below, with the slogan "It's quicker by rail" and details of an illustrated guide. Text in margin reads "Published by the London adn North Eastern Railway, Printed in Great Britain, 1941, The Baynard Press, London, S.W.9." Format double royal.

Details

Category:
Railway Posters, Notices & Handbills
Object Number:
1987-8941
type:
poster
taxonomy:
  • commercial records and equipment
credit:
British Rail, Records Office
status:
Permanent collection

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