to hampshire and the new forest

Made:
1938 in Dunstable and London
maker:
Southern Railway
printer:
Waterlow and Sons Limited
artist:
Leonard Richmond
Poster, Southern Railway, ‘To Hampshire and the New Forest Quickly by the New “Bournemouth Limited”’

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Poster, Southern Railway, ‘To Hampshire and the New Forest Quickly by the New “Bournemouth Limited”’
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Poster, Southern Railway, To Hampshire and the New Forest Quickly by the New Bournemouth Limited, by Leonard Richmond, 1938. Coloured lithograph depicting a path leading through New Forest scene of woodland and heath. Text below includes a quote from Percy Bysshe Shelley's 1824 poem 'The Pine Forest of the Cascine, near Pisa'; "We wandered to the Pine Forest that skirts the ocean's foam". Beneath this text is a profile image of a passenger train, hauled by Schools class steam locomotive No 938 St Olaves, stretching across the width of the poster. Text in the bottom margin reads "Southern Railway Advertising. 14 Ad 4671 1500/1938. Printed in Great Britain by Waterlow & Sons Ltd., London & Dunstable". Format quad royal.

Details

Category:
Railway Posters, Notices & Handbills
Object Number:
1975-8383
type:
poster
taxonomy:
  • commercial records and equipment