Britannia Tubular Bridge, Menai Straits

Made:
1935 about
maker:
Norman Wilkinson

Painting, oil on canvas, The Britannia Tubular Bridge, Menai Straits, by Norman Wilkinson, about 1935. Depicts a view looking down on the Britannia Bridge over the Menai Straits between Anglesey and North Wales. The London, Midland & Scottish Railway's Irish Mail train is crossing the bridge. In the background are fields, with mountains in the distance set against a cloudy sky. Signed by the artist at bottom right. Original artwork for London, Midland & Scottish Railway poster. Unframed.

Details

Category:
Pictorial Collection (Railway)
Object Number:
1977-5778
Materials:
canvas and oil paint
type:
poster artwork

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