South for Winter Sunshine

Made:
1929
artist:
Herbert Edmond Vaughan
publisher:
Southern Railway
maker:
The Baynard Press
Southern Railways advertising poster, South for winter sunshine', 1929

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Southern Railways advertising poster, South for winter sunshine', 1929
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Poster, Southern Railway, South for Winter Sunshine, by Edmond Vaughan, 1929. Coloured lithograph depicting a Southern Railway steam locomotive with a passenger train, moving upwards diagonally across the centre of the design. The design is divided into triangular and rhomboid coloured shapes, with irregularly positioned lettering reading "South for winter sunshine, SR". The 'embankment' on which the train is running is formed by these shapes, and there is a 'sunburst' in yellow above the locomotive. Format double royal. Text in the bottom margin reads "Southern Railway Advertising. AD 1072 2000/1929. Sanders Phillips & Co. Ltd., The Baynard Press, Chryssell Road, S.W.9"

Details

Category:
Railway Posters, Notices & Handbills
Object Number:
1986-8773
type:
poster
taxonomy:
  • commercial records and equipment
credit:
Onslow's Auctioneers