Vintage British Railway Posters is on view in the Charles Marvin Fairchild Memorial Gallery on the fifth floor of Georgetown University's Lauinger Library during the Fall 2001 semester.

Vintage British Railway Posters
From the Collection of
Jeremiah J. O'Connor
Fall 2001

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Great Western Railway (5)
London & North Eastern Railway (8)
Southern Railway (6)
Pullman (1)
London, Midland & Scottish Railway (4)
Great Eastern Train Ferries (1)

The twenty-five posters in the exhibition have been divided into the above six categories. Please click the links to see the illustrations. All posters are approximately 40 x 25 inches.

London & North Eastern Railway
 
George Stephenson
Andrew Johnson
George Stephenson
London: Vincent Brooks, Day & Son, Ltd.
[1930]
Wages of Signalmen
Austin Cooper, 1890-1964
Wages of Signalmen
York: Ben Johnson & Co., Ltd.
Not dated
   
Up to Scotland from King's Cross
Freiwirth
Up to Scotland from King's Cross
London: Vincent Brooks, Day & Son, Ltd.
Not dated
The Forth Bridge
Frank Henry Mason, 1876-1935
The Forth Bridge
London: The Dangerfield Printing Co., Ltd.
Not dated
   
Scotland
T. C. A. (?)
Scotland
London: The Dangerfield Printing Co., Ltd.
Not dated
Theatre and Home
Anonymous
Theatre and Home
[London] Lochend Printing Co., Ltd.
1927
   

Passengers of the Past ("'Twas Pepys who said...."
Austin Cooper, 1890-1964
Passengers of the Past ("'Twas Pepys who said . . .")
London: The Dangerfield Printing Co., Ltd.
Not dated
Part of a series of six posters featuring "passengers of the past."

'Twas Pepys who said "And so to bed"
"In comfort too" quoth he,
"Take half an ox and a pipe o' port
And sleep by L·N·E·"

Passengers of the Past ("The Doctor said to Boswell....")
Austin Cooper, 1890-1964
Passengers of the Past ("The Doctor said to Boswell . . .")
London: The Dangerfield Printing Co., Ltd.
Not dated
Part of a series of six posters featuring "passengers of the past."

The Doctor said to Boswell "Sir,
It seemeth plain to me
That the Obvious Route to Scotlad
Is from King's Cross L·N·E·"

   

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