South Shields

South Shields (poster)

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Poster, London & North Eastern Railway, South Shields for happy seaside outings, by H.G. Gawthorn, about 1925. Coloured lithograph depicting bathers on the beach at South Shields, with the Herd Groyne Pier and lighthouse in the background. In the foreground is a man seated in a deckchair, reading a newspaper. Text below includes the slogan, the words "Golden sands. Open air bathing pool. Marine Promenades" and details of an illustrated guide. Text in bottom margin reads "Published by the London & North Eastern Railway, Printed in England, Vincent, Brooks, Day & Son Ltd., Lith., London, W.C.2." Format double royal.

Details

Category:
Railway Posters, Notices & Handbills
Object Number:
1987-8913
Materials:
paper
type:
poster
credit:
British Rail, Records Office