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'Come to Old World Cornwall', GWR poster, 1931.

Veale, S I

'Come to Old World Cornwall', GWR poster, 1931.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 20cm x 32cm


Poster produced for Great Western Railway (GWR) to promote rail travel to Cornwall. The poster shows a Cornish fishing village with a steep street lined with old houses sloping down to the harbour. A fisherman carrying a basket on his back is shown walking up the street, with the water, hills and a tall-masted ship in the background. Issued for display in the USA and Canada in association with Cunard Line, Boston, Massachusetts. Artwork by S I Veale (1890-1961). Dimensions: 1015 mm x 620 mm.

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