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It's Quicker by Rail - East Coast

Poster
circa 1933 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Landscape format poster depicting young children paddling in rock pools at the beach advertising the London and North Eastern Railway.
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object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Colour lithograph, paper
Brief Description
Poster advertising East Coast rail services, designed by Dorothea Sharp. Great Britain, circa 1933.
Physical Description
Landscape format poster depicting young children paddling in rock pools at the beach advertising the London and North Eastern Railway.
Dimensions
  • Height: 101.2cm
  • Width: 124.6cm
  • Sheet height: 1260mm
  • Sheet width: 1007mm
The dimensions are taken from: Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings Accessions 1934 London: Published under the Authority of the Board of Education, 1935
Credit line
Given by the London and North eastern Railway Co., Ltd.
Subjects depicted
Places Depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings Accessions 1934 London: Published under the Authority of the Board of Education, 1935
Collection
Accession Number
E.2250-1934

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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