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Whitley Bay, England, 1954

Whitley Bay, England, 1954

A WONDERFUL original vintage 1954 poster from British Railways for the Northumberland seaside resort of Whitley Bay, created by the artist, illustrator and animator André Amstutz (1925- ).

Size
101cm x 64cm

Condition
Good. The poster has been folded, there is wear on the margins and one 10cm lateral tear bottom left, with no loss of paper. If you would like to know more please get in touch

Background
Once a coal mining community, Whitley Bay, just a short trip from Newcastle upon Tyne, has been a popular holiday resort since the late 19th century. The poster, which shows St Mary's lighthouse, was issued by British Railways Northeast Region and printed by Chorley and Pickersgill of Leeds. 



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