Title - Richmond - Yorkshire - See Britain by Train.
Location - Richmond, Yorkshire, England.
Artist - Edward Wesson RI (1910-1983).
Description - A watercolour view of the Norman Castle looking down over the town of Richmond, and the old stone bridge over the River Swale. The poster is complete with the official "British Rail" over-screenprint covering the original "British Railways" wording. This suggests the posters were still being used in 1965, the time of the re-branding.
Year Published - 1962
Size - Double Royal (approx 40 x 25in or 101.5 x 63.5cm)
Original Vintage British Railways Travel Poster.
Published by British Railways (North Eastern Region) P.12/62
Printed in Great Britain by Stafford & Co Ltd, Netherfield, Nottingham
Condition Grade and Condition Report:
Grade: B+, un-conserved.
No folds, a few small edge tears. More detailed photos are available on request if required.
More About The Artist:
Edward Wesson was born in London in 1910. He started painting aged 20, and became one of Britain's best 20th century watercolour artists. He was also a busy teacher and writer on art. He exhibited widely in the 50s and 60s, and produced quite a few works for British Railways and the Post Office Savings Bank.
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