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Railway Posters

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ISBN-10: 0747810842

ISBN-13: 9780747810841

Edition: 2012

Authors: Lorna Frost, E. Bartholomew

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Description:

Railway posters have a huge appeal to the modern audience, but just what is it that appeals to us? Enduring images of iconic locomotives, bathing beauties and characters such as Sunny South Sam are testament to the persuasive power of the railway company marketing departments established in the late nineteenth century. 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. 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…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Publication date: 3/20/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 64
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English

Lorna Frost is Assistant Curator, Image Collections at the National Railway Museum.