- Lowestoft and Oulton Broad - where Broadland meets the sea.
- Lowestoft, Suffolk, England.
- Andre Amstutz (1925- ).
- Lowestoft is the beach resort while Oulton Broad is a lake and the entrance to the Broads. This poster gives images of both and conveys the idea of a holiday which can easily combine both a trip to the seaside and boating on the Broads. Year Published
- 1950s Size
- Double Royal (approx 40 x 25in or 101.5 x 63.5cm) Other Details:
Original Vintage British Railways Travel Poster.
Published by The Railway Executive (Eastern Region) (P.P. 7028)
Printed in Great Britain by Jordison & Co Ltd, London and Middlesbrough Condition Grade and Condition Report:
Grade: A-/B+, un-conserved.
No folds, edge creasing and small tears top and bottom. More detailed photos are available on request if required.
More About The Artist:
Andre Amstutz was born in Brighton and studied art and design at Brighton School of Art. He then served in the Army before joining Gaumont British Animation film company. He later began a career in advertising, becoming Art Director at an advertising agency.
During the 1950s he was an art director for leading advertising agencies such as the London Press Exchange and Colman, Prentice & Varley, the art department of the latter being run by the highly influential Jack Beddington, formerly Publicity Manager for Shell-Mex and BP and Director of the Films Division at the Ministry of Information during the Second World War. Amongst the clients for posters, publicity and advertising materials were Shell, British European Airways (including posters and refreshment packs), the British Travel Authority and the General Post Office.
From the 1960s onwards he also developed a reputation as a prolific and highly successful illustrator of childrens books. He was also a member of the Society of Industrial Artists and Designers.
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