Festival of Britain Day Return Tickets

Made:
1951
artist:
F. H. Coventry
publisher:
British Railways, Southern Region
printer:
Haycock Press Limited
maker:
British Railways
Festival of Britain Day Return Tickets (poster) Festival of Britain Day Return Tickets (poster)

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Poster, British Railways (Southern Region), 'Festival of Britain, Day Return Tickets to London from this Station' by F H Coventry, 1951. Illustration depicting a view of the River Thames from above the Houses of Parliament, looking down towards the Festival site on the south bank, with the Festival buildings highlighted in bright colours, and including Waterloo and Charing Cross stations. Text reads "Any train, any day. New late trains from London. For the Festival Pleasure Gardens travel by Southern Electric to Queens Road Battersea (from Waterloo) or Battersea Park (from Victoria)" and includes details of services to and from Tunbridge Wells, Sevenoaks and Tonbridge. Printer Haycock Press Ltd.., Great Britain. Format: double royal. Reference AD6225 A2. Numbered in pencil at the top, "179".

Details

Category:
Railway Posters, Notices & Handbills
Object Number:
1978-807
Materials:
paper (fibre product)
Measurements:
overall: 1016 mm x 635 mm
type:
poster