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Stratford - Buckle

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Stratford - Buckle Summary

Title - Stratford-on-Avon - Travel by Train.
Location
- Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, England.
Artist
- Claude Henry Buckle RI., RSMA. (1905–1973).

Description
- Two famous buildings in Stratford-on-Avon; The Garrick Inn and Harvard House.
The Garrick Inn is the double gabled building, dating from 1595, was an Inn from the early 1700s and named after Shakespearean actor David Garrick.
Harvard House was build in 1596 and known as the Ancient House. The Harvard connection began in 1605, with ownership by the same family after whom Harvard College was named. The house was purchased by the American millionaire Edward Morris of Chicago in 1909. It was then given to Harvard University and became known as Harvard House.

Year Published - 1950s
Size - Double Royal  (approx 40 x 25in or 101.5 x 63.5cm)

Other Details:
Original Vintage British Railway Travel Poster.
Published by The Railway Executive (Western Region) PW 62
Printed in Great Britain by Waterlow & Sons Ltd, London & Dunstable

Condition Grade and Condition Report:
Grade: B+, un-conserved.
Many small edge tears, one large left edge tear taped on rear, some age discolouration. 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.


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