Southport in Wintertime, Merseyside. Vintage LMS Travel poster by Fortunino Matania
Vintage travel poster produced for the London, Midland & Scottish Railway (LMS) to promote winter travel to Southport, Merseyside. The poster is illustrated with a painting of fashionably dressed women and men leaving the Garrick Theatre in Lord Street. Artwork by Fortunino Matania, who was born in Naples, but from the age of twenty worked in Paris and then in London. King George V (1865-1936) was impresed with Matania's work and invited him to cover his tour of India.
This is truly an outstanding quality poster. It is printed on Fuji crystal archive photographic paper and is by no means a flimsy poster.
Width 70cm, Height 50cm
Width 100cm, Height 70cm
These poster sizes will fit many popular frames that can be purchased in framers and shops such as Ikea.
Also available as Width 127cm, Height 101.6cm
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