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Creator:
Gerald Spencer Pryse, 1882–1956, British
Commissioned by Southern Railway, 1923–1947, British
Printed by McCorquodale & Company Ltd, British
Title:

The Famous Bathing Pool at Hastings & St. Leonards

Date:
1934
Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 39 5/8 x 49 7/8 inches (100.6 x 126.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, in large yellow type, on a gray border beneath the image, lower center: "THE FAMOUS BATHING POOL | AT HASTINGS ["T" in superscript] & ST LEONARDS | [in smaller green type] FREE BOOKLET FROM Q.P. INFORMATION BUREAU, HASTINGS CORRIDOR TRAINS & CHEAP FARES BY SOUTHERN RAILWAY"; [in tiny gray type in a white border around edge of poster] lower left: "SOUTHERN RAILWAY ADVERTISING"; center: "Ad. 2771 3500/1934"; right: "MC ["C" in superscript] CORQUODALE & CO. ["O" in superscript] LTD. ["TD" in superscript], LONDON".

Signed in blue, beneath image, lower right: "BY SPENCER PRYSE"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Henry S. Hacker, Yale BA 1965
Copyright Status:
© National Railway Museum / SSPL
Accession Number:
B2005.20.2
Classification:
Posters
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bathers | genre subject | swimming pool
Associated Places:
England | Europe | Hastings | Sussex | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:52266
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