Winchester - British Railways
Winchester - British Railways
Winchester - British Railways
Winchester - British Railways
Winchester - British Railways

Winchester - British Railways

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1952
Regular price
£1,040.00
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Year

1952

Poster Size

25 x 40" / 63.5 x 101.5cm

Art By Claude Henry Buckle

Rolled/Folded/Other

Rolled 

Condition

Near Mint

Condition Notes

Poster is in fantastic condition, was previously folded and a tiny tear on the edge. 

Showing the Royal Couple Mary Tudor and Phillip of Spain at their wedding in 1554, this poster created for British Railways to advertise Winchester was part of a small series by the company with artwork from Claude Henry Buckle to promote the historical significance of British cities.

With Winchester Cathedral's front facade looking stunning in the sun, the beautiful scene reads "Winchester - Where History Lingers". The poster was published by the Railway Executive (Southern Region), and printed in Great Britain by Jordison & Co Ltd. Claude Henry Buckle was a well established commercial artist for railway posters including working with GWR, LMS, SR & British Railways. 

Framing Options

Framed posters come with a timeless made to measure custom frame available in black, white or natural oak colour. Each frame is made from high quality solid oak and the artwork is framed with a surrounding white mount to make the poster stand out even more. Our frames are custom built to order so we work to 7 working days lead time for dispatch. The frame size is the size of the poster plus an additional 70mm on each side.

Frame

20mm wide x 33mm Deep Solid Oak Frame, Open Grain, Paint Finish

Mount Style

Single Smooth White Mount White Core (50mm width)

Glazing

Acrylic Safety Glazing

Accessories

Wall Hanging Fixtures

Unframed posters are shipped to the UK next day courier delivery free of charge. Framed posters can take up to 7 working days for dispatch for the frame to be built and poster to be framed. Frames are packaged and securely padded in a purpose built reinforced cardboard box. Unframed posters are packaged and securely padded in a purpose built reinforced cardboard tube.

International shipping is for unframed posters is £20. International shipping for framed posters is a charge of £75 as a flat rate up to US One-Sheet (27 x 40”) size

 All of our original posters are 100% guaranteed authentic from the time of release, we do not sell reproductions. All posters are sold with our guarantee of authenticity, you can find more information here.