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  • Place of origin:

    Birmingham (printed)

  • Date:

    early 20th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Tearne & Sons Ltd (printers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    lithographic transfer on painted board

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Crest for the Johore State Railway in British Malaya (now Malaysia). Gold, green, black, blue and red.

Place of Origin

Birmingham (printed)


early 20th century (made)


Tearne & Sons Ltd (printers)

Materials and Techniques

lithographic transfer on painted board


Height: 34 in board, Width: 34 in board

Object history note

From a collection of crests and monograms produced for railway and other transport firms by the Birmingham firm of printers, Tearne and Sons of Hockley, during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Descriptive line

Crest for the Johore State Railway, lithographic transfer printed by Tearne & Sons, Great Britain, early 20th century

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

Taken from Departmental Circulation Register 1967


Prints; Transport; Colonialism and Empire


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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