the four steamliners

Made:
about 1937 in London and Norwich
publisher:
London & North Eastern Railway
artist:
Tom Purvis
printer:
Jarrold and Sons Limited

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London & North Eastern Railway Poster, "The Four Streamliners"
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Poster, London & North Eastern Railway, The Four Streamliners, L.N.E.R. Achievement, All for your further comfort, by Tom Purvis, about 1937. Coloured lithograph depicting three streamlined A4 class locomotives viewed from above. These are identified as the "East Anglian, London - Ipswich - Norwich"; "The Coronation, London to Edinburgh in 6 hours"; "The Silver Jubilee, London to Newcastle in 4 hours"; and the "West Riding Limited, London - Leeds - Bradford". The locomotives are respectively B17/5 number 2859 East Anglian in green livery and the A4 engines 4489 Dominion of Canada, 2509 Silver Link and 4495 Golden Fleece in blue and silver liveries. Printed by Jarrold & Sons Ltd, Norwich & London. Format quad royal.

Details

Category:
Railway Posters, Notices & Handbills
Object Number:
1994-7191
type:
poster
taxonomy:
  • commercial records and equipment
credit:
Lidster, R.
status:
Permanent collection

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