British Railways hand painted artworks for letterpress postersBritish Railways (Western Region) £90.00
British Railways hand painted artworks for letterpress postersBritish Railways (Western Region)
A very unusual, and delightful, group of small format hand painted proposals for British Railways letter-press posters. The group was recently discovered with a collection of posters, ephemera and drawings from the former British Railways, Western Region, Publicity Office at Paddington. They are painted on the reverse of paper scraps, some dated 1958 and 1959, and appear to be for 'streamer' and ‘quad royal’ format posters. All advertise Excursion trains from Paddington to destinations including Oxford, Worcester, Hereford, Birmingham, Wolverhampton and Gobowen.