Title - Ireland Overnight – Dublin via Holyhead – Belfast via Heysham.
Artist - Claude Henry Buckle RI., RSMA. (1905–1973).
Description - An atmospheric oil painting showing the ferry TSS Duke of Lancaster crossing the Irish Sea at night.
Year Published - 1950s
Size - Quad Royal (approx 50 x 40in or 127 x 102cm)
Original Vintage British Railway Travel Poster.
Published by British Railways (London Midland Region) LM 28062
Printed in England by the Haycock Press Ltd, London SE5
Condition Grade and Condition Report:
Grade: B+, un-conserved.
Folds with minor wear, minor left edge wear. More detailed photos are available on request if required.
More About The Artist:
Claude Henry Buckle was born in London in 1905. He trained as an architect, but turned to art in 1928. He produced commissioned artwork for the new nuclear power stations around the country in the 1950s, and was a close friend of Terence Cuneo. He was a painter in oils and watercolour, particularly of marine subjects, and was prolific in his production of artwork for railway posters. He produced posters for GWR, LMS, SR & BR.