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City & Coast

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (issued)

  • Date:

    1932 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Marshall, Helen Ray (artist)
    Southern Railway (issuer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithograph

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Southern Railway Co.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 70, box 43

Physical description

'City & Coast Swift as an Arrow'. Colour lithograph poster advertising a free residential transport guide 'Southern Homes' available from Southern Railway enquiry offices. The design image shows a coastal town.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (issued)


1932 (issued)


Marshall, Helen Ray (artist)
Southern Railway (issuer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

'City & Coast / Swift as an Arrow / Free residential guide / 'SOUTHER HOMES' / from S.R. Enquiry Offices / SOUTHERN ELECTRIC'
Text of design.


Height: 100.4 cm, Width: 63.1 cm

Descriptive line

'City & Coast'. Colour lithograph poster designed by Helen Ray Marshall and issued by the Southern Railway, Great Britain, 1932.

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 and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1933, London: Printed under the Authority of the Board of Education 1934


Lithographic ink


Colour lithography

Subjects depicted

Arrows; Town; Coast-lines; Beach


Prints; Advertising; Transport; Posters


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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