Painting, oil on canvas, "Service by Night" by David Shepherd, 1955. Shows a goods train leaving King's Cross station at night, passing signal gantries set against a smoky and cloudy sky. At left is a signal box. In the background are passengers and railway workers onthe station platforms, with trains ready to depart. Framed and glazed, glass. Original artwork for British Railways poster promoting overnight freight services.
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- Pictorial Collection (Railway)
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overall; frame: 678 mm x 984 mm x 63 mm,
overall; image: 602 mm x 904 mm
- poster artwork
- Permanent collection
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