Poster, The Silver Jubilee

Made:
1935
publisher:
London & North Eastern Railway
maker:
Frank Newbould
and
The Baynard Press
Poster, 'The Silver Jubilee', Britains First Streamline Train

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Poster, London & North Eastern Railway, The Silver Jubilee, Britain's First Streamline Train, Newcastle and London in 4 hours, by Frank Newbould, 1935. Depicts the A4 class locomotive 'Silver Link' with the 'Silver Jubilee' train on a ground of silver, blue and red, with the timetable for services between London, Darlington and Newcastle, and the legend "Average throughout speed 67.08 m.p.h" at bottom right. Format: double royal.

In 1935, Sir Nigel Gresley created the Silver Jubilee, a train that became a design icon of the 1930s.

This poster was produced for the LNER to promote the service, which travelled at an average speed of 67mph. Depicts the A4 class locomotive 'Silver Link' with the 'Silver Jubilee' train on a ground of silver, blue and red, with the timetable for services between London, Darlington and Newcastle, and the legend "Average throughout speed 67.08 m.p.h" at bottom right.

Details

Category:
Railway Posters, Notices & Handbills
Object Number:
1975-8398
type:
poster
taxonomy:
  • commercial records and equipment
credit:
British Rail, Clapham