Go by train, Quick, Comfortable, Convenient

Made:
1952
publisher:
British Railways
artist:
John Ferguson

Poster, British Railways. Go by Train, Quick, Comfortable, Convenient, by John Ferguson, 1952. Coloured lithograph depicting a stylised view of a steam locomotive hauling a passenger train receding into the distance. Attached to the carriages are five luggage labels with the words "a day out?, exploring?, sightseeing?, visiting? 1¾d a mile or less". At bottom is the British Railways 'totem' logo. Text in the bottom margin reads "Published by the Railway Executive, 52/69, Printed by Ernest S Day & Co. Ltd., London, W1". Format double royal.

Details

Category:
Railway Posters, Notices & Handbills
Object Number:
1978-9681
type:
poster
taxonomy:
  • commercial records and equipment
status:
Permanent collection

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