A rail bargain from a bygone era: Historic posters depicting the delights of British beach breaks go under the hammer
A set of posters, created to inspire Britons to take the train for holidays at resorts like Plymouth, Clacton-on-Sea and Cromer, are set to fetch thousands at auction.
Cornwall, Penny a Mile. Vintage GWR Travel poster by Leonard Cusden. 1935
This poster was produced in 1935 for the Great Western Railway (GWR) to promote the coastal resorts of Cornwall. It shows two children playing in a rock pool on a beach next to steep cliffs and offers ‘Monthly return tickets’ for a ‘Penny a mile’. The artist is Leonard Cusden. This poster is printed using only genuine inks on premium heavy weight photo paper with a satin finish. A truly quality poster that will look stunning when framed and is sure to enhance any surrounding. Please select…
Whitstable & Tankerton, Kent. Vintage SR Travel poster by Cecil King. 1936
This poster was produced in 1936 for the Southern Railway (SR) to help promote rail services to the coastal resorts of Whitstable and Tankerton in Kent. Lots of people are enjoying the glorious sands and grassy hillsides and many sailing boats are taking advantage of the tranquil water in the late afternoon sunshine. Artwork by Cecil King. This is truly an outstanding quality poster. It is printed on Fuji crystal archive photographic paper and is by no means a flimsy poster. Please select…
Brighton by Kelly Hall - art print from King & McGaw
Brighton by Kelly Hall. King & McGaw has an extensive collection of art prints by established and emerging artists, which are all framed by hand in the UK.
This Loch Lomond Art Print is created using state of the art, industry leading Digital printers. The result - a stunning reproduction at an affordable price. A stunning Art Print featuring the design of Loch Lomand, Scotland.
Bristol, Clifton Suspension Bridge. Vintage BR Travel poster by LA Wilcox. c1950
Poster produced around 1950 for British Railways (Western Region) showing families strolling along the Avon Gorge and is described as a ‘Romantic Centre for a Delightful Holiday’. Overhead is the distinctive Clifton Suspension Bridge designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel which spans Avon Gorge and the River Avon. Artwork by L A Wilcox. This is truly an outstanding quality poster. It is printed on Fuji crystal archive photographic paper and is by no means a flimsy poster. Please select your…
Southend - Griffin
Title - Southend-on-Sea, Westcliff-on-Sea, Leigh-on-Sea, Thorpe Bay, Shoeburyness - High Sunshine - Low Rainfall . Location - Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England . Artist - Frederick Griffin ROI (1906-1976) . Description - A lovely summer's day looking down over Southend seafront, beaches, boating lake and the pier entrance, with the cliff gardens above. The beaches are very busy and the jetties are in use with boats. Ye ar Published - 1960 Size - Double Royal (approx 40 x 25in or 101.5 x…
Buy Plymouth, c.1950's from Wentworth Wooden Puzzles: A delightful seaside themed Wentworth Wooden jigsaw puzzle that will take you back in time. Sit back, relax and enjoy the beautiful views of Plymouth Harbour.