1924 Print Poster Spurrier Northumberland Fishwife Fisher Lady Shawl London ABA


This is an original 1924 halftone print from a poster titled "Northumberland Fishwife" designed by Steven Spurrier to be used as advertising for the London & North Eastern Railways to encourage traveling their train routes in England. Spurrier (1878 - 1961) was a painter from Great Britain who became a freelance advertising and magazine illustrator after he being a blacksmith apprentice for his father.

Period Paper is pleased to offer a rare and exceptional "mini poster" collection of some of the finest examples of poster advertising art of the early 20th century. The collection includes poster images in the form of original line cuts, original black and white halftone prints, and original mini posters. As "mini posters" they are but a fraction of the size of the original, but their powerful graphic designs combined with a succinct advertising message make them highly collectible pieces for the popular culture historian, the poster art collector, or those interested in the history of poster design. Period Paper holds one of world's largest collections of original historical poster images in various different media formats. Please note: these items are from 1924 and are not modern reproductions, copies, or digital prints.


This 87+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No creases. No natural defects. Some light surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 3.75 x 5.5 inches; 10 x 14 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

This piece was illustrated by Spurrier, Steven. Artist signature in print - bottom right of image.

Keywords specific to this image: travel, traveler, fisher, fish, fishing, peasant, civilian, lady, shawl, bushel, basket, art, United Kingdom, English, Britain, British, transport, rail, railroad, system, locomotive, transport, transportation, vacation

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