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Essex Gallery

Available as Framed Prints, Photos, Wall Art and Gift Items

Choose from 51 pictures in our Essex 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 Essex Print

'Harwich for the Continent ', LNER poster, 1934

Poster produced for London & North Eastern Railway (LNER) to promote sea services from Harwich to the Continent. The services operated both day and night, with destinations including the Hook of Holland, Antwerp, Zeebrugge and Esbjerg. The poster shows a row of steamships, seen from below to exaggerate their size, illuminated against the dark night. Artwork by Frank Mason (1876-1965), who was educated at HMS Conway and spent time at sea. He painted marine and coastal subjects. In addition to designing railway posters, he was also involved in engineering and shipbuilding in Leeds and Hartlepool

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Featured Essex Print

'The Train Ferry', 1924-1948

Watercolour painting by Frank H Mason showing a view of Harwich-Zeebrugge train ferry at sea with the Cork lightship in the background, produced for a London & North Eastern Railway (LNER) poster. The LNER was formed in 1923 when three railway companies, the Great Central Railway, Great Eastern Railway and the Great Northern Railway, amalgamated. They operated ferry services between Harwich and the continental ports of Zeebrugge, Belgium, and the Hook of Holland. In 1948 the company's ferry fleet was nationalised, becoming part of the British Transport Commission

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Featured Essex Print

'Antwerp via Harwich', LNER poster, 1923-1947

Poster produced for London & North Eastern Railway (LNER) to promote the company's ferry services to Antwerp via Harwich, Essex. The poster shows a view of Antwerp dominated by the cathedral. Artwork by Fred Taylor (1875-1963), who was commissioned in 1930 to design four ceiling paintings for the Underwriting Room at Lloyd's and murals for Reed's Lacquer Room. He exhibited at the Royal Academy and other London galleries and worked for the Empire Marketing Board, LNER, London Transport and several shipping companies

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