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E.H. Spencer
"York: The Gateway to History," Original British Lithograph Poster by EH Spencer

c. 1940s

$7,830

About

"York: The Gateway to History" is an original lithograph poster by E.H. Spencer. This poster is a guide to the city from the Information Centre Public Library to advertise the British Railways. It features six head and shoulder portraits of historic figures set against a background of Bootham Bar and York Minster. The portraits feature a Roman soldier; a Norman soldier; an archbishop; a Parliamentarian 'roundhead' soldier from the Civil War; a man in eighteenth century dress; and a medieval knight. "Guide from Information Centre, Public Library. Train services and fares from British Railways stations, offices and agencies." Text in the bottom margin reads "Published by British Railways (North Eastern Region) 55, Printed in Great Britain, The Baynard Press". 38 1/2" x 23" art 49" x 33 5/8" frame

Details

  • Creator
    E.H. Spencer
  • Creation Year
    c. 1940s
  • Dimensions
    Height: 49 in. (124.46 cm)Width: 33.625 in. (85.41 cm)
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Period
  • Condition
  • Gallery Location
    Milwaukee, WI
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 10352g1stDibs: LU60533497021

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    Ships From: Milwaukee, WI
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