Behind the Scenes - Lawley Street Goods Depot, Birmingham

Made:
1951
maker:
British Railways, London Midland Region
and
Joseph Pike

Drawing, pencil and watercolour, Behind the Scenes, Lawley Street Goods Depot, Birmingham, by Joseph Pike, 1951. Depicts a busy scene inside Lawley Street goods depot. Workers unload trains of goods vans, transferring freight between them and on to mechanical horse tractors. There are piles of boxes, barrels and pipes on the platforms. Overehead is a 30cwt goods crane. Poster artwork for British Railways (London Midland Region) poster. Framed, unglazed. Signed and dated lower right.

Details

Category:
Pictorial Collection (Railway)
Object Number:
1977-7194
Materials:
paper, pencil, watercolour
Measurements:
overall; image: 730 mm x 687 mm
overall; frame: 792 mm x 750 mm
type:
watercolour

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