TS Invicta leaving Dover, Southern Railways Poster by Norman Wilkinson, 1946

Product code: S-893

Product information

Vintage shipping poster produced for Southern Railway (SR) to promote sea services to the Continent on the 'Golden Arrow' short sea route. The poster shows a view of the TS 'Invicta' leaving the port of Dover in Kent, with the white cliffs of Dover seen in the background. Artwork by Norman Wilkinson (1878-1971), who studied art at Portsmouth and Southsea Schools of Art. A famous marine painter, he designed posters for several railway companies and organised the Royal Academy series of posters for the London & Midlands Railway (LMR) in 1924.

The writing on the posters says;

T.S. "Invicta" Leaving Dover in the "golden arrow" short sea route". Southern Railway.

This is truly an outstanding quality poster. It is printed on Fuji crystal archive photographic paper and is by no means a flimsy poster.

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Technical specifications

Condition New
Product Code S-893
Weight 1kg