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Welwyn Garden City, railway poster, c 1930s Featured Railway Posters Image

Welwyn Garden City, railway poster, c 1930s

Welwyn Garden City, A Greatly Improved Train Service to King's Cross'. Poster promoting Welwyn Garden City in Hertfordshire as a commuter town, showing a clock design superimposed onto stylised locomotives. The text includes rental and purchase prices of homes (up to £2, 000 for a house). The town was founded by social reformer and pioneer of town planning, Ebenezer Howerd (1850-1928) in 1920 with the aim of easing overpopulation in London. Artwork by C W Bacon. Printed by the Dangerfield Printing Co Ltd, London. Dimensions: 1016mm x 635mm

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Cornwall, GWR poster, 1938 Featured Railway Posters Image

Cornwall, GWR poster, 1938

Poster produced for the Great Western Railway (GWR) to promote monthly return tickets to Cornwall. The poster shows holidaymakers on a beach surrounded by rocks and cliffs. Artwork by Herbert Alker Tripp (1883-1954), who had a long and successful career with New Scotland Yard. He painted in his spare time and after his retirement. He designed posters for SR and Great Western Railway (GWR) and was knighted in 1945. Dimensions: 1016 mm x 635 mm

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Plymouth, Devon, GWR/SR poster, 1938 Featured Railway Posters Image

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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