Southampton Docks, King George V Graving Dock

Made:
1933 in Dunstable, London and Watford
artist:
Donald Maxwell
printer:
Waterlow and Sons Limited
publisher:
Southern Railway
Southampton Docks, King George V Graving Dock (poster)

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Poster, Southern Railway, Southampton Docks, King George V Graving Dock by Donald Maxwell, 1933. Coloured lithograph showing the royal yacht 'Victoria and Albert' in the dock on the day of its opening . The yacht is flying the white ensign at its stern and royal standard on the mast. On either side of the dock are stands for spectators. Text above and below the illustration. Additional text beneath reads "Opened by H.M. The King July 26th 1933 in royal yacht 'Victoria and Albert', The largest graving dock in the world". Reference in bottom margin reads "2446 2000/1933". Printed by Waterlow & Sons Ltd., London, Dunstable & Watford. Format: quad royal. Dimensions: 40 x 50 inches, 1016 x 1270mm.

Details

Category:
Railway Posters, Notices & Handbills
Object Number:
1987-9160
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 1016 mm x 1270 mm
type:
poster
credit:
Onslow's Auctioneers