North of Ireland via Fleetwood & Belfast

Made:
c. 1920 in Manchester
printer:
Henry Blacklock and Company Limited
artist:
Unattributed
publisher:
Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway
Poster, LYR, Royal Mail Route, North of Ireland via Fleetwood & Belfast

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Poster, LYR, Royal Mail Route, North of Ireland via Fleetwood & Belfast
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Poster, Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway, Royal Mail Route, North of Ireland via Fleetwood & Belfast, about 1920. Coloured lithograph depicting a ferry crossing the Irish Sea to Northern Ireland, represented as a shamrock, with a young woman dressed in red and white welcoming its arrival with open arms. Text on the illustration reads "Express service. Open sea passage 5½ hours". Beneath the illustration the text reads "Sailings every week night. Fleetwood dep. 10.45 p.m. Belfast dep. 9.15 p.m. Turbine steams 'Duke of Cumberland', 'Duke of Argyll', Twin-screw steamers 'Duke of Connaught', 'Duke of Cornwall'. Frequent service of trains to and from Fleetwood in connection with the steamers. Arthur Watson, General Manager. (236) (1000). Henry Blacklock & Co. Ltd. Printers, Albert Square, Manchester". Format double royal.

Details

Category:
Railway Posters, Notices & Handbills
Object Number:
1979-7759
type:
poster
taxonomy:
  • commercial records and equipment
credit:
Southgate, H.