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Choose from 52 pictures in our Devon collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery. We are proud to offer this selection in partnership with National Railway Museum.


Featured Devon Print

'Plymouth, Devon', GWR/SR poster, 1938

Poster produced for Great Western Railway (GWR) and Southern Railway (SR) to promote rail travel to Plymouth, Devon, which is described as a 'Delightful Centre for Holidays'. The poster was issued jointly by GWR, SR and the local council. The two companies each paid 25% of the cost, and the council the remainder. Artwork by Claude Buckle, who originally trained as an architect but turned to fine art in 1928. He painted in both oil and watercolour and was a prolific poster artis for the Great Western Railway (GWR) and British Railways (BR). Much of his original poster artwork is held at the National Railway Museum.

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Featured Devon Print

'The Devon Belle', SR poster, 1947

Poster produced for Southern Railway (SR) to promote rail services between the West of England and Waterloo Station, London. The poster shows 'The Devon Belle', an all-Pullman locomotive with an observation carriage travelling at speed through a light-coloured, nearly monotonal landscape. The service ran on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays and called at Sidmouth Junction, Exeter Central, Ilfracombe and Plymouth Friary. Artwork by Marc Fernand Severin, who was born in Brussels and lived in England from 1932 to 1940 and from 1945 to 1949, working first as Art Director at an advertising agency and then as a free-lance artist, advertising designer and book illustrator. Dimensions: 1016 mm x 1270 mm.

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Featured Devon Print

'Devon', GWR poster, 1937

Poster produced for Great Western Railway (GWR) to promote rail travel to Devon. The poster shows a view of the beautiful landscape typical of the area, with green-topped cliffs dropping down to a sandy beach and the clear blue sea. Artwork by Leonard Richmond, who studied at the Taunton School of Art and Chelsea Polytechnic, and exhibited widely abroad as well as at the principal London galleries. He wrote several books on painting technique and painted landscapes as well as pictures with figures.

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