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Images Dated 15th May 2003

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Choose from 145 pictures in our Images Dated 15th May 2003 collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


East Coast Joys,No 1 LNER poster, 1931 Featured 15 May 2003 Print

East Coast Joys,No 1 LNER poster, 1931

Poster produced for London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) to promote rail travel to the East Coast. This poster, which promotes walking tours, is one of a series of six posters with the theme East Coast Joys'. Each poster in the series shows a different activity that can be undertaken along the East Coast. Artwork by Tom Purvis, who rallied for the professionalisation of commercial art. In 1930 he was one of the group of artists who founded the Society of Industrial Artists, which campaigned for improved standards of training for commercial artists in order to broaden their scope of employment. He became one of the first Royal Designers for Industry in 1936

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Sunset over Guernsey, SR poster, 1939 Featured 15 May 2003 Print

Sunset over Guernsey, SR poster, 1939

Poster produced for Southern Railway (SR) promoting the Channel Islands as a holiday destination via the embarking points of Southampton or Weymouth, which can be reached by the company's rail services. The poster shows a striking red and gold sunset over a broad expanse of sea, which reflects it. A steamship and a ship with sails are visible on the water, and Guernsey can be discerned in the distance. Artwork by Charles Pears, a marine painter in oil who was an Official Naval Artist during the World Wars. He worked as a poster artist for rail companies and other clients and was also a book illustrator. Dimensions: 1016 mm x 1270 mm

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Caesars Choice, SECR poster, 1913 Featured 15 May 2003 Print

Caesars Choice, SECR poster, 1913

Poster produced for South Eastern & Chatham Railway (SECR) promoting rail services to the breezy Kent coast'. The poster shows the arrival of Julius Caesar at Kent in 43 AD. Roman soldiers are shown alighting from their ship and walking in the shallow water of the Channel towards the coast of Kent to claim Britain for the Roman Empire. The soldiers are in contemporary Roman military dress and bear swords and shields. Another Roman ship is shown in the distance. Artwork by Graham Phillips

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