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Goodbye England! La Belle France!

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (issued)

  • Date:

    1930 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Johnson, Andrew (artist)
    Southern Railway (issuer)
    Sanders Philips, The Baynard Press (printers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithography

  • Museum number:

    E.358-1931

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 68, box 46

Physical description

'Goodbye England! La Belle France!'. Colour lithograph railway poster advertising ferry travel. The design shows a fashionable couple standing on the upper-deck of a ferry waving a farewell. The woman has a bob haircut and is wearing a striking red coat. The man is wearing a blue coat and red tie.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (issued)

Date

1930 (issued)

Artist/maker

Johnson, Andrew (artist)
Southern Railway (issuer)
Sanders Philips, The Baynard Press (printers)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithography

Marks and inscriptions

'ANDREW JOHNSON'
Top-right corner.

'Sanders Phillips & Co., Ltd., THE BAYNARD PRESS, Chryssell Road, S.W.9'
Bottom-right corner.

'SOUTHERN RAILWAY ADVERTISING'
Bottom-left corner.

'Goodbye England! La Belle France! / Short Sea Routes to the Continent by / SOUTHERN RAILWAY / GUIDE BOOKS & TIME-TABLES FROM CHIEF S.R. STATIONS'
Text of design.

Dimensions

Height: 101.5 cm, Width: 62.5 cm

Descriptive line

'Goodbye England! La Belle France!'. Colour lithograph railway poster advertising ferry travel. Designed by Andrew Johnson. Printed by The Baynard Press. Issued by the Southern Railway, Great Britain, 1930.

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

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Colour lithography

Subjects depicted

Woman; Travel; Ferry; Man; Stole

Categories

Prints; Advertising; Transport; Fashion; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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