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Bridlington

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (issued)

  • Date:

    1926 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Higgins, Reginald Edward, born 1877 - died 1933 (designer)
    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.1017-1926

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 514, case PR, shelf 67, box L

Physical description

'Bridlington'. Colour lithograph poster showing a group of people dressed in show costumes, walking down a grass verge towards a large public park. A woman, dressed in a smart black dress, is skipping with a red and blue balloon in her hand and three men are dressed as Pierrots, in black and white costumes with green bobbles, are holding a large white banner. Signed.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (issued)

Date

1926 (issued)

Artist/maker

Higgins, Reginald Edward, born 1877 - died 1933 (designer)
London and North Eastern Railway (issuer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithography

Marks and inscriptions

Signed.

Dimensions

Height: 100.7 cm, Width: 125.7 cm

Descriptive line

'Bridlington'. Colour lithograph poster showing a group of Pierrots. Designed by Reginald Edward Higgins. Issued by the London and North Eastern Railway. Great Britain. ca.1926.

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 and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1926, London: Board of Education, 1927.

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Colour lithography

Subjects depicted

Clowns; Balloons; Banner; People

Categories

Prints; Advertising; Transport; Posters; Theatre

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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