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Author: National Railway Museum
ISBN13: 978-0112904885
Title: Happy As a Sand Boy Early Railway Posters
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Language: English
Category: Writing Research and Publishing Guides
Publisher: Unipub; 1st edition edition (June 1, 1990)
Pages: 80

Happy As a Sand Boy Early Railway Posters by National Railway Museum

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Railway posters are colourful works of art that epitomise the era in which they were produced. Amgueddfa Cymru’s collection comprises about 60 examples, and these provide a good representation of the types of posters produced and displayed all over Wales. Railway posters were a familiar feature when travelling on the railway, being displayed in stations, ticket offices and on platforms hoardings. They were used to entice the public to board the railway and escape from their daily routine. Happy as a Sand-Boy Early Railway Posters by Beverly Cole & Richard Durack (1990). Railway Posters 1923-1947 by Beverly Cole & Richard Durack (1992). Publish date: 4 November 2013.

Happy As A Sand- This book illustrates the development of the advertising poster with 48 colour plates taken from the national railway museum's collection. From humble beginnings, where the quality of design often depended on the printers, who used stock views and cheap illustrations, to the work of well-known artists commissioned by advertising managers with big budgest. Happy As A Sand-Boy" follows the competition and rivalry of the railway companies and their changing attitudes to advertising over half a century from the 1870s to the 1920s.

Happy Holidays: The Golden Age of Railway Posters,, Good Condition Book, ISBN 9. Condition is Like New. Dispatched with Royal Mail 2nd Class Large Letter. Golden Age of Railway Posters New Hardback Book. Happy as a Sand Boy: Early Railway Posters by Richard Durack Paperback Book The. £. 6. National Railway Museum Book: RAILWAY POSTERS 1923-1947 By B. Cole and R. Durack.

The National Railway Museum (NRM) is a museum in York forming part of the British Science Museum Group of National Museums and telling the story of rail transport in Britain and its impact on society. It has won many awards, including the European Museum of the Year Award in 2001. It is the home of the national collection of historically significant railway vehicles, as well as a collection of other artefacts and both written and pictorial records.

The British Railway network flourished between 1830 and 1870. By 1852 there were over 7000 miles of rail track in England and Scotland, and every significant centre could rely on rail communication. An early illustration showing the proliferation of advertising posters targeting rail passengers.