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The South Coast Is The Sunny Coast

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (issued)

  • Date:

    1933 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Johnson, Andrew, born 1893 - died 1973 (artist)
    Southern Railway (issuer)
    Sanders Philips, The Baynard Press (printers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithography

  • Museum number:

    E.197-1935

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2F, shelf DR76, box BRITISH MUSEUM POSTERS

Physical description

'The South Coast Is The Sunny Coast'. Colour lithograph poster advertising the Southern Railway. The design shows two women; one standing wearing a one-piece swimming costume and cap, her arms raised; the other seated, wearing a pink and black bonnet, with a white towel draped in the foreground.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (issued)

Date

1933 (issued)

Artist/maker

Johnson, Andrew, born 1893 - died 1973 (artist)
Southern Railway (issuer)
Sanders Philips, The Baynard Press (printers)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithography

Marks and inscriptions

Signed.

Dimensions

Height: 101.5 cm, Width: 63 cm

Descriptive line

'The South Coast Is The Sunny Coast'. Colour lithograph poster designed by Andrew Johnson and issued by the Southern Railway, Great Britain, 1933.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Summary Catalogue of British Posters to 1988 in the Victoria & Albert Museum in the Department of Design, Prints & Drawing. Emmett Publishing, 1990. 129 p. ISBN: 1 869934 12 1

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Colour lithography

Subjects depicted

Holiday; Swimsuit; Travel; Swimmer; Girl; Towel; Summer

Categories

Prints; Advertising; Transport; Entertainment & Leisure; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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