The Viaduct

Made:
1925
publisher:
Southern Railway
artist:
T D Kerr

Poster, Southern Railway, "The Viaduct, Progress Posters, No.3", by T.D. Kerr, 1925. Coloured lithograph depicting a train of Pullman cars crossing the Ouse Valley viaduct between Haywards Heath and Balcombe, with a trail of smoke floating above the carriages. Text reads "The Southern Railway is spending a quarter of a million pounds on rebuilding and strengthening its bridges all over the system, to take the heavier and faster engines and trains". One of a series of posters produced by the Southern Railway to advertise improvements to rolling stock and infrastructure. Format double royal.

Details

Category:
Railway Posters, Notices & Handbills
Object Number:
1986-8780
type:
poster
taxonomy:
  • commercial records and equipment
credit:
Onslow's Auctioneers

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