Whitley Bay, Tyne & Wear, St Marys Lighthouse. BR Vintage Travel Poster by F Donald Blake. 1951

Product code: S-405

Product information

British Railways (BR) produced this poster in 1951 to help promote train services to Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear. The artist has chosen St Marys Island (also known as Bait Island) just north of Whitley Bay and St Marys lighthouse as his subject. The lighthouse was built in 1897-8 and ceased to be active in 1984. It is currently a natural history museum and visitor centre. In the foreground is a man and two small children exploring a rockpool. One child holds a piece of seaweed, while the other fishes in the pool with a net. Artwork by Frederick Donald Blake.

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 50cm, Height 70cm
Width 70cm, Height 100cm
These poster sizes will fit many popular frames that can be purchased in framers and shops such as Ikea.

Technical specifications

Brand Travel Posters Online
Condition New
Product Code S-405
Weight 1kg