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Paignton, England, 1960, by Eckersley

Paignton, England, 1960, by Eckersley


AN ENCHANTING and joyful original vintage poster from 1960 promoting the Devon resort of Paignton, created by the leading British poster artist Tom Eckersley OBE (1914-97). 

101cm x 63cm

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Trained at Salford Art School, Eckersley produced posters for a broad range of clients in a distinctive style combining simplicity, bold use of colour and often ingenuity – as here, where the girl with pigtails, the ball and the resort’s name combine to make a single, charming image set against a background of yellow sand. Paignton is part of the coastline known as the English Riviera. This poster was published by British Railways Western Region and printed by Charles Read Ltd. 

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