'The New Battle of Britain Clas Locomotives', SR poster, 1947.

 
'The New Battle of Britain Clas Locomotives', SR poster, 1947.
4 0 c m
 
28cm
actual image size: 20cm x 32cm

Description

Poster produced for Southern Railways (SR) to promote the company's new 'Battle of Britain' clas locomotives for expres, pasenger and freight trains, which were similar in design to the famous 'Merchant Navy' and 'West Country' engines. By calling the new locomotives 'Battle of Britain', the railway asociated them with ideas of power and the victorious high spirits which followed the battle. Artwork by an unknown artist. Dimensions: 1016 mm x 635 mm.

© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library

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