shabby?

Made:
1945 in London
artist:
L. A. Webb
publisher:
Southern Railway
printer:
McCorquodale and Company Limited

Poster, Southern Railway, Shabby?, by L A Webb, 1945. Coloured lithograph depicting three hands holding paintbrushes and painting three stripes in parallel arcs of green, yellow and green. Text below reads "Yes! This station does need smartening up. It will take time to see to over 800 S.R. stations, but it will be done as soon as we get the men and materials". The poster publicises the Southern Railway's plans for refurbishment following the end of the Second World War. Printed by McCorquodale and Company Limited, London. Reference in margin reads "AD 5374 500/1945". Format: double royal. Dimensions: 40 x 25 inches, 1016 x 635mm.

Details

Category:
Railway Posters, Notices & Handbills
Object Number:
1990-7089
type:
poster
taxonomy:
  • commercial records and equipment
credit:
Onslow's Auctioneers (London)

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