'Plymouth, Devon', GWR/SR poster, 1938
Poster produced for Great Western Railway (GWR) and Southern Railway (SR) to promote rail travel to Plymouth, Devon, which is described as a 'Delightful Centre for Holidays'. The poster was issued jointly by GWR, SR and the local council. The two companies each paid 25% of the cost, and the council the remainder. Artwork by Claude Buckle, who originally trained as an architect but turned to fine art in 1928. He painted in both oil and watercolour and was a prolific poster artis for the Great Western Railway (GWR) and British Railways (BR). Much of his original poster artwork is held at the National Railway Museum.
© NRM/Pictorial Collection
Port Isaac lifeboat Richard and Sarah
Self-righting lifeboat Richard and Sarah (built 1892) being pulled through the streets of Port Isaac, Cornwall – known as ‘passing the narrows', c 1905.
30% of the profit from this product will be paid in support of the RNLI. Payments are made to RNLI (Sales) Ltd (which pays all its taxable profits to the RNLI, a charity registered in England and Wales (209603), Scotland (SC037736), the Republic of Ireland ), the Bailiwick of Jersey (14), the Isle of Man and the Bailiwick of Guernsey and Alderney, of West Quay Road, Poole, Dorset BH15 1HZ
Heath Robinson automated Dining Room without servants 1 of 4
Heath Robinson Does Away with Servants - Patent Applied for by "The Sketch" in the Dining-Room. A family at their dining table, which is a typically Heath Robinson design, with a system of pulleys, levers and trapdoors allowing them to serve themselves at table, and no need for servants. Even the cat has a contraption which allows it to serve itself milk. Please note: Credit must appear as Courtesy of the estate of Mrs J.C.Robinson/Pollinger Ltd/ILN/Mary Evans"
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