Bournemouth British Railways

Bournemouth British Railways Durman, Alan (1905-1963)

 

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Designer: Durman, Alan (1905-1963)
Decade: 1950
Dimensions:101.5 x 63.5cm (approx 40 x 25 in.)
Grade: A -
Printed in: United Kingdom
Publisher:British Railways
Category: Railroad
Travel
Description:

Summer and winter resort
Express trains from London (Waterloo) through trains from Midlands & North

Alan Durman was an artist and photographer born in Weymouth, Dorset. Self-trained as a painter he worked early in his career as a window display artist in London before World War II.

Brief Bio:  1905-1963, artist; illustrator; painter; photographer; poster artist, British

Notes:  trained as a photographer; worked in window display and at the Imperial Tobacco Company as artist and photographer; worked for Mardon, Son and Hall, Bristol, the printer and packaging manufacturer; WW2 - served as an officer in the RASC; mural artist; produced posters for British Railways, (Southern and Western Regions) and the Eastern National coach company, active in 1950s-60s.

A great and colorful poster in a size called "Double Royal".