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1924 Print Poster W. Orpen Train Engine Conductor Worker London Scottish ABA

1924 Print Poster W. Orpen Train Engine Conductor Worker London Scottish ABA

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This is an original 1924 halftone print from a travel poster titled "Trustworthiness: Driver and Fireman in the Cab of an Express Locomotive", designed by Sir William Orpen, R.A., for the London, Midland and Scottish Railways. Orpen (1878 - 1931) was a Irish-born painter who spent his career primarily in London, England, and he specialized in portraiture and war artwork.

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.

CONDITION

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 8.25 x 5.5 inches; 21 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 Orpen, Sir William. Artist signature in print - bottom right of image.

Keywords specific to this image: art, traveling, traveler, transport, transportation, train, rail, railroad, vacation, worker, laborer, coal, furnace, engine, conductor, mechanical, mechanic, Ireland, Scotland, United Kingdom, English, British, Britain, shovel, fire, steam, transit

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