'Paignton', GWR poster, 1937
Poster produced for the Great Western Railway (GWR) promoting rail travel to Paignton, South Devon. The poster shows a bathing belle waving a towel on the beach, with the promenade stretching out behind her and sunbathers enjoying themselves on the beach. 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.
© NRM/Pictorial Collection
Old Royal Naval College AA065183
OLD ROYAL NAVAL COLLEGE, Greenwich, London. Misty view of the wrought iron gates and gatepiers to the Royal Naval College on Romsey Road, showing the college beyond. Photographed by John Gay. Date range: 1955-1965.
© Historic England
D Usk, Gate, Georgian, Maritime, Mist, Naval, Stuart
Middlesex Historical John Speed 1610 Map
A reproduction of John Speed's historical map of the county of Middlesex. Originally published as part of his atlas called 'The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain' in 1610. John Speed ((1552-1629) was a renowned English cartographer, his maps themselves were of high quality and gained a great reputation for being among the best county maps.
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