Beautifully illustrated book, a must for any railway aficionado. The influence of the Title Challenge - Words associated with trains and railroads, Readers' Most Anticipated Books of December. Try again. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 19 March 2019. The book explains the history of the companies and examines their attitude to poster advertising. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. I was a bit hesitant to buy as other reviews weren't great but overall I thought there was a good selection of illustrations. The ‘must’ have for railway enthusiasts. Railway posters not only tell us about railway history and technology, architectural and engineering accomplishments, but they also give us insights into the cultural and social significance of the railways. What a good decision that was! In this period, renowned poster artists of the calibre of Edward McKnight Kauffer, Tom Purvis and Cassandre were commissioned by the railway groups to promote not only their lines but also the most beautiful and appealing cities and towns in their areas for tourists to visit. I'm in two minds whether I should tear out the offending page and chuck it on the fire, or do the same to the entire book. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Taken from the collection held at the National Railway Museum, the Railway Poster Art Calendar for 2021 boasts a colourful selection of vintage art posters originally created in the 1900s. Between 1923 and 1947 the railway poster in Britain was in its heyday. Travel through the British country by rail and take in the sights of astounding places through the window of your train carriage! Railway posters have a huge appeal to the modern audience, but just what is it that appeals to us? Railway posters were extremely popular in the UK from the late 19th century through to the 1960's, advertising rail networks and holiday destinations to the general public. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Family Friendly The family friendly aspects of the seaside holiday was the focus of this campaign with a large proportion of posters showing children enjoying traditional activities such as paddling, building sand castles and exploring rock pools. The influence of the railway industry on our cities and coastlines and the development of leisure time and holiday resorts can be seen in the recurring images of ramblers, bathers and idyllic tourist destinations. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Apr 1, 2014 - Railway Travel Poster produced for London Midland Scottish Railway to promote rail services to the Lake District in Cumbria The poster is illustrated More information The English Lakes Scafell and Wastwater Lake District Travel Railway Poster Print by LMS by John Mace The railway posters evoke a period travel style and glamour, although of course amongst that glamour there was grit, smoke and soot prevalent. During the 1930s the London Midland & Scottish Railway (LMSR) and the London North Eastern Railway (LNER) issued a range of joint publications for areas they both served - such as London & Scotland. Approved third parties also use these tools in connection with our display of ads. ORIGINAL RAILWAY POSTER OF THE WEEK: Title: "The Clyde Coast - The Narrows, Kyles of Bute - See Britain by Train and Steamer", Scottish Region 1950s poster. Railway posters have a huge appeal to the modern audience, but just what is it that appeals to us? 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