Title - Southend by Train.
Location - Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England.
Artist - Edward Pond (1929-2012).
Description - A Yacht Regatta off the coast at Old Leigh, Southend shown in a bold, colourful style. Edward Pond was commissioned by the newly formed Network SouthEast region in 1989 to produce posters for a large number of destinations in the region, as well as murals for inside the trains and other publicity material.
Year Published - 1989
Size - Double Royal (approx 40 x 25in or 101.5 x 63.5cm)
Original Vintage British Railways Network SouthEast Travel Poster.
Published by CAS (BRB) for Network South East B00498/B75/1989
Screen Printed in England by Planet Displays Ltd
Condition Grade and Condition Report:
Grade: B+, un-conserved.
Edge wear and nicks top right and bottom left, minor creasing. More detailed photos are available on request if required.
More About The Artist:
Edward Pond was born in Hackney in 1929 before moving to Romford as a child, attended art school in Dagenham, and then the Royal College of Art. He was a textile designer, oil painter and silkscreen artist with his own consultancy producing work for a number of large companies and organisations.