Liverpool Street Station

Made:
1963 in London
artist:
Marjorie Sherlock

Painting, oil on canvas, Liverpool Street Station, by Marjorie Sherlock, about 1963. Depicts a scene at the ticket barrier on platform 4 at Liverpool Street Station in about 1917. In the foreground are passengers, including a soldier in an Australian Army slouch hat. At left is part of a newsagent's kiosk and railway staff are inspecting tickets at the barriers. Beyond, below a sign announcing "West Side Suburban" trains are two trains, with a blue painted Great Eastern Railway locomotive at the end of platform 4. The scene is framed by the station roof. Framed and glazed (perspex). Signed by the artist at bottom left, "Marjorie Sherlock 63".

Details

Category:
Pictorial Collection (Railway)
Object Number:
1987-9229
Materials:
canvas and oil paint
Measurements:
overall; frame: 893 mm x 737 mm x 36 mm,
overall; image: 765 mm x 610 mm
type:
painting
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • oil painting - visual work
credit:
Arenski Gallery