Bon Voyage!: Travel Posters of the Edwardian Era
For the ephemeral collector, here's a collection of travel posters from Edwardian times when the idea of traveling for pleasure caught on, as railways marketed their services to the traveling public. It's also an introduction to graphic design, with examples of famous poster artists showing the influence of French poster design.
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1904 Registered advertising material Alec Fraser Date Allen & Sons Artist attractive bathing machines Brighton and South Brighton Railway Britain British Broadstairs carriage Central London Railway century Chatham Railway cheap classes colours COPY Cunard David Allen David MacBrayne destinations Edward Sharland Date Edwardian period fares ferry first-class folio Franco-British Exhibition Furness Railway holidaymakers Ireland John Henry Lloyd lines Liverpool London and North Ltd PRO reference Midland Railway Northern Railway October 1904 Registered Office particularly passengers plate 36 plate 52 plates 14 pleasure popular poster for travel promoted rail railway advertising Railway and Travel railway companies Railway's route scenery Scotland seaside towns shipping companies Sons Ltd Sons PRO reference South Coast Railway South Western Railway Southend Southern Belle Southsea station steamer service style Swanage third-class TICKETS tourist Tours travel advertising Travel Monthly travel posters Uganda Railway Underground Victoria Waterlow & Sons Western Railway Weymouth William Tomkin Date