Poster, British Railways (Southern Region), Hastings & St Leonards, by Laurence Fish, 1956. Coloured lithograph depicting a rear view of a woman in a white swimming costume and straw hat holding a red towel, while her male companion, dressed in a blue and white striped dressing gown, waves to a passing yacht. In the background is the seafront and the castle ruins on the cliff. The painting depicts Hastings in the style of a Mediterranean resort. Accompanying text reads "Frequent fast trains from London (Victoria & Charing Cross). Through trains from the North & Midlands". Text at bottom reads "Printed in Great Britain by Charles and Read Ltd, London & Harlow. Published by the Southern Region, British Railways. AD 7072/12 1956 - 7)." Format double royal, 630 x 1013 mm.
- Railway Posters, Notices & Handbills
- Object Number:
- commercial records and equipment
- Permanent collection
Cite this page
We encourage the use and reuse of our collection data.
Data in the title, made, maker and details fields are released under Creative Commons Zero
Descriptions and all other text content are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 licence
Download catalogue entry as json
Download manifest IIIF
Our records are constantly being enhanced and improved, but please note that we cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information shown on this website.