Proof artwork and notes for the cover of the Great Western Railway’s official guide to Swindon Works, 1946

Publicity Artwork: GWR Swindon Works Guide

[Paul Chater]
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  • Condition: B+
  • Date: 1946
  • Designer: Paul Chater
  • Publisher: Great Western Railway
  • Size: Photograph 155 x 205 mm

Proof artwork and notes for the cover of the Great Western Railway’s official guide to Swindon Works, 1946. The group includes a printed and annotated proof of the cover artwork by Paul Chater, together with an orifical GWR Drawing Office photograph used for the artwork (dated 11.5.46), and a note from the GWR Drawing Office listing five errors (dated June 20th 1946). This pinned together group was saved by a former employee of British Railways’ Paddington Publicity Office in the 1960s. A higher resolution image is available to view on request.