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Maid of Orleans - Cobb

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Maid of Orleans - Cobb Summary

Title - SS Maid of Orleans.
Artist
- David Charles Cobb (1921-2014).

Description
- A view of the new ship leaving a harbour. It was built by William Denny & Brothers from 1949, and introduced to service in 1951. The new route mentioned was probably related to the Folkestone to Boulogne or Calais services on which it was used, with day trips increasing rapidly during the 1950s.

Year Published - c1951
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 (Southern Region) AD 6010
Printed in Great Britain at The Baynard Press

Condition Grade and Condition Report:
Grade: B+, un-conserved.
Many small edge tears, some taped on rear, fold wear. More detailed photos are available on request if required.

More About The Artist:
David Charles Cobb was born in Kent in 1921. He was a marine artist and draughtsman and was President of the Royal Society of Marine Artists. He was married to the painter, Jean Main, and exhibited widely abroad and at R.B.A., S.M.A. and R.O.I. He produced a few posters for British Railways.

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