British Railways Locomotives

Made:
about 1956
publisher:
British Railways
artist:
A N Wolstenholme
maker:
J Weiner Limited

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Poster, BR. 'British Railways Locomotives' by A N Wolstenholme, c1960 by A N Wolstenholme.
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Poster, British Railways, British Railways Locomotives by A N Wolstenholme, about 1956. Coloured lithograph depicting the view looking down on 21 different types of British Railways locomotive lined up on tracks outside a motive power depot. They include the standard class steam locomotives, two electric locomotives, the Fell diesel and gas turbine locomotives, and the 0-6-0 diesel shunter later known as the Class 08. Each class is identified by a number, with the legend below. Text beneath reads "15" x 20" copies of this poster can be obtained price 5/- (including Purchase Tax) from the Publicity Officer, British Transport Commission 222 Marylebone Road, London, N.W.1." Format quad royal. Text in bottom margin reads "Published by the British Transport Commission. Printed in Great Britain by J Weiner. Ltd., London, W.3."

Details

Category:
Railway Posters, Notices & Handbills
Object Number:
1978-9029
type:
posters
taxonomy:
  • information forms
status:
Permanent collection

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