Isle of Man, Tynwald Hill

Made:
1950
artist:
Clive Uptton
maker:
British Railways, London Midland Region
Isle of Man, Tynwald Hill (poster)

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Poster, British Railways (London Midland Region), Isle of Man, Tynwald Hill, by Clive Uptton, 1950. Coloured lithograph depicting the ceremony of Tynwald Day, attended by civic and military figures and members of the Manx parliament. A procession is leaving the church of St Johns and is ascending the ceremonial mound of Tynwald Hill, led by an army officer holding a sword. Text below briefly describes the history of Tynwald and the Manx parliament. Additional text advises how to obtain a tourist guide and information on ferry services. Format: double royal. Dimensions: 40 x 25 inches, 1016 x 635mm.

Details

Category:
Railway Posters, Notices & Handbills
Object Number:
1998-10089
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 40 x 25 in.; 101.6 x 63.5 cm
type:
poster