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Whitstable Yacht - Fish

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Whitstable Yacht - Fish Summary

Title - Whitstable (Yacht).
Location
- Whitstable, Kent, England.
Artist
-Laurence Fish (1919-2009).

Description
- A wonderful depiction of fast moving yacht racing taking place off the north coast of Kent at Whitstable. To the right are boats on the shore and many coastal buildings, possibly associated with the local shellfish and oyster fishing industry. Whitstable was also the terminus of one of the earliest railways in Britain.

Year Published - 1959
Size - Double Royal  (approx 40 x 25in or 101.5 x 63.5cm)

Other Details:
Original Vintage British Railways Travel Poster.
Published by The Southern Region of British Railways  AD7927A3/59/60/61
Printed in Great Britain by Waterlow & Sons Limited, London and Dunstable

Condition Grade and Condition Report:
Grade: B+, un-conserved.
Folds with a little wear, edge tear left side, repaired holes top left and bottom right areas, with acid-free tape on rear. More detailed photos are available on request if required.

More About The Artist:
Laurence Fish was born in London, and started work as an illustrator, after the war becoming internationally known. He produced illustration and technical image work for many large industrial companies as well as his posters for British Railways, which he signed as "Laurence". He also had a fine art style, which was rather different, and on which he concentrated in later years.

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