Blackpool - Glorious Sea. Health & Pleasure

Made:
1894-1900
maker:
Midland Railway

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Midland Railway poster promoting Blackpool, about 1895
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Midland Railway Poster of Blackpool. After Restoration.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Poster, Midland Railway, 'Blackpool - Glorious Sea. Health & Pleasure'. After 1894. The poster shows an aerial view of the coast line including all three Blackpool piers, the Tower (built 1894), steamer ships, sail boats, beach huts and so on. Below the 'Blackpool' title is a crest with 'Progress' written below it and four small illustrations on the crest. The lower half of the poster has 'Glorious Sea. Health & Pleasure.'. Below this are lists of the various attractions regarding 'Climate', 'Special attractions' and 'Accommodation'. Roundels in the lower left and right corners show the promenade and the lifeboat. Midland Railway is written along bottom of the poster. 587 x 484mm.

Details

Category:
Railway Posters, Notices & Handbills
Object Number:
2014-7103
Measurements:
image: 484 mm x 587 mm
type:
poster
credit:
Mahon, Dawn
status:
Permanent collection

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