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Norfolk Coast

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (issued)

  • Date:

    ca.1925 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Picking (artist)
    London and North Eastern Railway (issuer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithograph

  • Museum number:

    E.191-1968

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 514, case PR, shelf 84, box R

Physical description

Colour lithograph poster promoting tourism to the Norfolk coast. The design features an image of people in swimwear, sunbathing and relaxing on a beach, with red and white striped beach huts behind them and a blue sky above. The image is enclosed by a yellow border, with text lettered below it in black.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (issued)

Date

ca.1925 (issued)

Artist/maker

Picking (artist)
London and North Eastern Railway (issuer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

'NORFOLK COAST / FOR TRAIN SERVICES AND CHEAP FARES APPLY TO / ANY LNER INQUIRY OFFICE OR AGENCY'
Lettered in black below the image.

Dimensions

Height: 101.2 cm, Width: 126.4 cm

Descriptive line

'Norfolk Coast'. Colour lithograph poster depicting people relaxing on a beach. Designed by Picking and issued by the London and North Eastern Railway, Great Britain, ca.1925.

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
Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1968 London: HMSO, 1969.

Techniques

Colour lithography

Subjects depicted

Swimsuits; Tourism; Beach; Summer; Beach hut

Categories

Prints; Advertising; Transport; Entertainment & Leisure; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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