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Title ..And Still the Railways Carry On!
Collection Imperial War Museum: Posters of Conflict - The Visual Culture of Public Information and Counter Information
Artist Bossfield
Printer McCorquodale and Co Ltd, London
Publisher/Sponsor Railway Executive Committee
Concept railways, transport, workers, women / womens work, civilian personnel, civilian effort, civilian morale, blackout
Description whole: the image occupies the lower three-quarters. The title is partially integrated and placed in the upper third, in white, set against a black background.
image: a scene of a busy railway station during the blackout, with full-length depictions of various railway workers and passengers. The figures all have enlarged white eyes.
text: BOSSFIELD
..and still The Railways carry on!
ISSUED BY THE RAILWAY EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE.
PRINTED IN ENGLAND BY McCORQUODALE and CO. LTD., LONDON.
Object locomotive, suitcase, trolley
Id Number Current Accession IWM PST 15195
Location Creation Site Great Britain
Measurements Dimensions 1016 mm x 635 mm
Material lithograph on paper
Event WW2 British Home Front
Related Country Great Britain GB
Text Language English
Rights Every effort has been made to trace copyright holders and gain permission for use of the images within this collection. We would be grateful for any information concerning copyright and will withdraw images immediately on copyright holder’s request.
Style Period Period 1939-1945
Production Method lithograph in 3 colours
Work Type poster
 

 

 

 

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