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Redcar

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (issued)

  • Date:

    1928 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cooper, Austin, born 1880 - died 1964 (artist)
    London and North Eastern Railway (issuer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithography

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the London and North Eastern Railway Co. Ltd

  • Museum number:

    E.570-1928

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 514, case PR, shelf 45, box L

Physical description

Rectangular landscape layout colour lithograph poster. Showing a group of twenty-somethings sat on a beach; a woman dressed in a yellow cardigan and white trousers is stretched out on the sand and leaning against her female friend, who is dressed in a blue dress and hat. Opposite them is a man dressed in white casual clothes. A couple are standing together opposite the group and next to them a woman in a white hat is waving to someone who is not in view; with a pier and sea in the background. The image is inscribed: REDCAR ILLUSTRATED BOOKLET FREE FROM TOWN CLERK REDCAR OR ANY L.N.E.R INQUIRY OFFICE.. Signed.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (issued)

Date

1928 (issued)

Artist/maker

Cooper, Austin, born 1880 - died 1964 (artist)
London and North Eastern Railway (issuer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithography

Marks and inscriptions

REDCAR ILLUSTRATED BOOKLET FREE FROM TOWN CLERK REDCAR OR ANY L.N.E.R INQUIRY OFFICE.
Inscribed on image as part of design.

Signed.

Dimensions

Height: 101.9 cm, Width: 126.3 cm

Descriptive line

Poster designed by Austin Cooper, issued by the London and North Eastern Railway, 'Redcar', colour lithograph, Great Britain, 1928

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 1928. London: HMSO, 1929

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Colour lithography

Subjects depicted

Beach; People

Categories

Prints; Advertising; Transport; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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