Race Specials to Hamilton

Race Specials to Hamilton

Tom Eckersley (1914 - 1997)
£350.00

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  • Condition: B (repaired tears and repaired damage, folds, Japan backed)
  • Date: 1963
  • Designer: Tom Eckersley (1914 - 1997)
  • Printer: Bute Newspapers Ltd
  • Publisher: British Railways (Scottish Region)
  • Size: Double Royal (1010 x 635 mm)

An original British Railways (Scottish Region) poster promoting Race Specials to Hamilton, with a splendid header panel designed by Tom Eckersley, 1962. Regarded as one of Britain’s greatest graphic designers, Eckersley designed posters for a range of clients, including Austin Reed, General Post Office, Gillette, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA), British Petroleum, Ministry of Information, London Transport, and the World Wide Fund for Nature. He was also Head of Graphic Design at the London College of Printing from 1957 until 1977. A higher resolution image of this uncommon poster is available for viewing on request.