'Skegnes is So Bracing', BR (ER) poster, 1956.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 20cm x 32cm

'Skegnes is So Bracing', BR (ER) poster, 1956.

Steel, Kenneth

© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library


Poster produced for British Railways (BR) Eastern Region (ER), showing a view of the Embasy Ballroom and a funfair, at the Lincolnshire seaside resort of Skegnes, with the beach and pier in the background. In the top right-hand corner is shown the famous 'Jolly Fisherman' character, taken from the original GNR poster of 1908 by John Hasall, also entitled 'Skegnes is So Bracing'. The 'Jolly Fisherman' is still used to promote the resort today. Artwork by Kenneth Steel. Printed by R B Macmillan, Derby.



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