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Blackpool Gay and Bright, Day and Night

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1950-1955 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Dickens (artist)
    British Rail (issued by)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithograph

  • Museum number:

    E.1534-1991

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 514, case TR1

Physical description

A colour poster depicting a woman, wearing a red swimsuit and red and white striped hat, laying on a beach with a book. Behind the woman Blackpool Tower is visible beneath a night sky.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

ca. 1950-1955 (made)

Artist/maker

Dickens (artist)
British Rail (issued by)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

'Dickens'
Signed

Dimensions

Height: 101 cm, Width: 126.7 cm

Descriptive line

Poster by Dickens, 'Blackpool Gay and Bright Day and Night', colour lithograph, Great Britain, issued by British Railways, ca. 1950-55

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1991

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Lithography

Subjects depicted

Swimsuit; Beach; Woman; Sunglasses

Categories

Posters; Prints; Advertising; Entertainment & Leisure; Tourism & Travel

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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