Whalley Abbey

Made:
1959
artist:
John A Greene
publisher:
British Railways, London Midland Region

Poster, British Railways (London Midland Region), Whalley Abbey by John Greene, 1959. Coloured lithograph depicting the buildings and grounds of Whalley Abbey, with visitors walking and talking in the gardens. Text reads "Established in 1296, Whalley, near Blackburn, was one of the great Cistercian abbeys of Lancashire. Many of the buildings were destroyed after its dissolution in 1536, but there are remains of great interest. For centuries a private residence, it is now in the care of the diocese of Blackburn". At bottom left are the words "Go by train" and at right a British Railways 'totem' sign. Format double royal.

Details

Category:
Railway Posters, Notices & Handbills
Object Number:
1988-7938
type:
poster
taxonomy:
  • commercial records and equipment
credit:
Premier Tickets