Harwich, Hook of Holland - Day and Night Services

Harwich, Hook of Holland - Day and Night Services (painting; poster artwork)

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Painting, gouache on board, Harwich, Hook of Holland, Day and Night Services, by Pieter Huveneers, 1954. Depicts a stylised representation of a sailor, bearded and wearing a hooped jersey and baggy trousers, bending forwards to pick up a suitcase. His left shoulder merges into a map of northern Europe overlaid with the words "Scandinavia, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Holland". Original artwork for British Railways (Eastern Region) double royal sized poster.

Details

Category:
Pictorial Collection (Railway)
Object Number:
1978-1555
Materials:
gouache
Measurements:
40 x 25 in.; 1016 x 635 mm
type:
painting and poster artwork