Teignmouth is Devon

Made:
1957
maker:
Douglas Mays

Creative Commons LicenseThis image is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 Licence

Painting oil on canvas 'Teignmouth is Devon' by Douglas Lionel Mays, 1957. Original artwork for British Railways
© The Board of Trustees of The Science Museum, London
National Railway Museum, York

Painting, oil on canvas, 'Teignmouth is Devon' by Douglas Lionel Mays, 1957. Original artwork for British Railways (Western Region) poster. The painting depicts a man and two young women in swimwear on the beach at night, beneath a moonlit and starry sky. The man removes a towelling robe from one woman, while the other runs excitedly towards the sea. In the background are the lights of the promenade and the red cliffs of Teignmouth Ness. Unframed.

Details

Category:
Pictorial Collection (Railway)
Object Number:
1977-5728
Materials:
canvas, oil paint
Measurements:
overall; image: 916 mm x 613 mm x 20 mm,
type:
poster artwork
status:
Permanent collection

Cite this page

Rights

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

Using our data

Download

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.