"Bournemouth Belle"

Poster
1931 (issued)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

"Bournemouth Belle". Colour lithograph poster with a design showing a steam train just pulling away from a platform; A man and woman in smart dress are waving people off and others are waiting on the platform; The train has the letters 'SR' written in black in a white circle, symbolising Southern Railways, and the numbers '862' are wrtten on the front of the train, in gold on a red ground.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Colour lithography
Brief Description
"Bournemouth Belle". Colour lithograph poster with a design showing a steam train pulling away from a platform. Designed by Andrew Johnson and issued by the Southern Railway, Great Britain, 1931.
Physical Description
"Bournemouth Belle". Colour lithograph poster with a design showing a steam train just pulling away from a platform; A man and woman in smart dress are waving people off and others are waiting on the platform; The train has the letters 'SR' written in black in a white circle, symbolising Southern Railways, and the numbers '862' are wrtten on the front of the train, in gold on a red ground.
Dimensions
  • Height: 100.7cm
  • Width: 63.2cm
Marks and Inscriptions
  • Signed.
  • 'SR' (On train within design.)
  • '862' (On train within design.)
Credit line
Given by the Southern Railway Co.
Subjects depicted
Place Depicted
Bibliographic References
  • 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 1932. London: HMSO, 1933
Other Number
20/F2 - V&A microfiche
Collection
Accession Number
E.341-1932

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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