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Creator:
Tom Purvis, 1888–1959, British
Commissioned by London and North Eastern Railway, British
Printed by J.G. Hudson and Co. Ltd
Title:

East Coast: The Adventuress

Date:
Between 1923 and 1948
Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 39 1/2 x 49 3/8 inches (100.3 x 125.4 cm) and Frame: 42 1/8 x 52 1/8 inches (107 x 132.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

In gray lettering, bottom right corner of image: "TOM PURVIS". In gray lettering, upper left corner of image: "THE ADVENTURESS". In large black lettering, in gray border beneath image: "EAST COAST"; in smaller black lettering, beneath: "by LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY". In smaller black lettering in white border, around bottom edge of the image, left: "Published by the London & North Eastern Railway"; center: "Printed in England"; right: "J.G. Hudson & Co. ["o" in superscript] LTD. ["TD" in superscript] LONDON".

Lettered, upper left: "THE ADVENTURESS"; lower right: "TOM PURVIS"'; lower center: "EAST COAST | by LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY"

In gray lettering, bottom right corner of image: "TOM PURVIS"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Henry S. Hacker, Yale BA 1965
Copyright Status:
© National Railway Museum / SSPL
Accession Number:
B2000.8.2
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:48736
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