Blackpool

Made:
1937, about
artist:
Fortunino Matania
commissioner:
London Midland & Scottish Railway Company

Painting, oil on canvas, original artwork for London Midland & Scottish Railway poster, Blackpool by Fortunino Matania, about 1937. Depicts the promenade with the pier and Blackpool Tower in the background. At right are two seated figures, a man and a young woman in a bathing costume and cape, with another woman in a swimsuit alongside. Standing behind them is a young woman in a swimsuit and cape, with her right arm raised. There are holidaymakers on the beach and walking along the promenade. Unframed.

Details

Category:
Pictorial Collection (Railway)
Object Number:
1976-9276
Materials:
canvas, oil paint
Measurements:
overall; image: 788 mm x 1223 mm x 23 mm,
type:
poster artwork
status:
Permanent collection

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