Hastings & St Leonards

Made:
1956
maker:
British Railways
and
Laurence Fish
printer:
Charles and Read Limited

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.

Details

Category:
Railway Posters, Notices & Handbills
Object Number:
1978-1173
type:
poster
taxonomy:
  • commercial records and equipment
status:
Permanent collection

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