Trains of Our Times

Made:
1949
maker:
British Railways, London Midland Region

Painting, oil on board, Trains of our Times by Vic Welch, about 1949. Depicts three trains, diesel, electric and steam, running alongside each other in a cutting on the main line near Bushey in Hertfordshire. At left is a Class 5 4-6-0 steam locomotive in black livery, alongside diesel locomotive number 10000 in black and silver, and a suburban electric train in malachite green, with "Watford" on the destination board. Signed by the artist at bottom right. Original artwork for British Railways (London Midland Region) poster. Framed, unglazed.

Details

Category:
Pictorial Collection (Railway)
Object Number:
1977-5741
Materials:
board and oil paint
Measurements:
overall; image: 754 mm x 1130 mm
overall; frame: 818 mm x 1194 mm
type:
poster artwork