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Symphonies of Brown and Green – Ten British Pre-war British Travel Posters

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‘To Hampshire and the New Forest Quickly by the New “Bournemouth Limited”’. Poster produced for Southern Railway. Artwork by Leonard Richmond, who studied at the Taunton School of Art and Chelsea Polytechnic and exhibited widely both in London and abroad.

‘To Hampshire and the New Forest Quickly by the New “Bournemouth Limited”’. Poster produced for Southern Railway. Artwork by Leonard Richmond, who studied at the Taunton School of Art and Chelsea Polytechnic and exhibited widely both in London and abroad.

 

Southern Railways poster promoting rail services to Portsmouth, Southsea and Isle of Wight. Illustrated by Charles Pears in 1937

Southern Railways poster promoting rail services to Portsmouth, Southsea and Isle of Wight. Illustrated by Charles Pears in 1937

 

Poster produced for the London, Midland & Scottish Railway (LMS) and the London & North Eastern Railway (LNER), promoting rail travel to Loch Awe in Argyllshire.

Poster produced for the London, Midland & Scottish Railway (LMS) and the London & North Eastern Railway (LNER), promoting rail travel to Loch Awe in Argyllshire.

 

Poster produced for the London Midland & Scottish Railway (LMS). Artwork by Norman Wilkinson.

Poster produced for the London Midland & Scottish Railway (LMS). Artwork by Norman Wilkinson.

 

Holidays on the LMS, illustrated by Chas Pears.

Holidays on the LMS, illustrated by Chas Pears.

 

Poster produced for the London & North Eastern Railway (LNER) to promote rail travel to Cambridge. The poster shows a river view of Cambridge. Artwork by Graham Petrie (1859-1940).

Poster produced for the London & North Eastern Railway (LNER) to promote rail travel to Cambridge. The poster shows a river view of Cambridge. Artwork by Graham Petrie (1859-1940).

 

British Tourist and Holidays Board poster. Artwork by Norman Wilkinson.

British Tourist and Holidays Board poster. Artwork by Norman Wilkinson.

 

Poster produced for Great Western Railway (GWR) to promote rail travel to Wales. The poster shows a view of Cader Idris and Afon Mawddach. Artwork by Sir Herbert Alker Tripp (1883-1954), who had a long and successful career with New Scotland Yard and painted in his spare time and after his retirement.

Poster produced for Great Western Railway (GWR) to promote rail travel to Wales. The poster shows a view of Cader Idris and Afon Mawddach. Artwork by Sir Herbert Alker Tripp (1883-1954), who had a long and successful career with New Scotland Yard and painted in his spare time and after his retirement.

 

Snowdonia poster for the London, Midland and Scottish Railway.

Snowdonia poster for the London, Midland and Scottish Railway.

 

Galloway Travel poster