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Creator:
Charles Shepard, Born 1842
Commissioned by Southern Railway, 1923–1947, British
Printed by The Baynard Press, British
Title:

Royal Tunbridge Wells

Date:
1939
Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 39 x 24 3/16 inches (99.1 x 61.4 cm) and Mount: 41 x 26 inches (104.1 x 66 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

In purple type, bottom right of image: "SHEP". In brown type, across bottom of poster: "ROYAL TUNBRIDGE WELLS". In black, beneath, center: "Guide Free from Information Bureau"; in blue type, beneath, center: "EXPRESS TRAINS · CHEAP FARES BY"; continues in brown letters outlined in white: "SOUTHERN RAILWAY". Along bottom edge of poster in tiny black type, left: "SOUTHERN RAILWAY ADVERTISING"; center: "58 Ad. 5015 / 3000/1939 [as fraction]"; right: "PRINTED IN ENGLAND AT THE BAYNARD PRESS, LONDON". Blue stamp on bottom edge of poster, center: "LOANED BY [...] ADVERTISING CO., INC. CLEVELAND, OHIO". In graphite, on canvas backing, bottom right corner: "1939 450-".

Lettered, lower center: "ROYAL TUNBRIDGE WELLS | Guide Free from Information Bureau | EXPRESS TRAINS - CHEAP FARES BY | SOUTHERN RAILWAY"

In purple type, bottom right of image: "SHEP"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Henry S. Hacker, Yale BA 1965
Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Accession Number:
B2000.8.7
Classification:
Posters
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:48731
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