Dover – Gateway of England, 1940s
A DRAMATIC original vintage poster from the 1940s showing Dover as seen by new arrivals by sea sea, with Dover Castle atop the famous white cliffs, and the Admiralty Pier and light in the foreground.
Size 76cm x 51cm
Condition Very good. Some wear at extreme margins. If you would like to know more please get in touch.
Background Also visible on the clifftop is the church of St Mary in Castro alongside the Roman Lighthouse. The poster is from 1945-50, the years when the Travel Association operated under that name. Val Doone was a prolific photographer of English landmarks and landscapes, known for his collections in book form.
Photographer Val Doone
Printer Clarke and Sherwell Ltd
Publisher The Travel Association of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland