posters

Railway Companies often commissioned renoun artists of the day to illustrate their promotional posters. Considered to be disposable items and often pasted to station display boards very few original Railway posters survived. These posters are beautiful illustrations, a certain investment and very unique.

Poster were produced in two main sizes so as to fit the Poster boards that were hung on station walls. These were Quad Royal (QR) 50'' x 40'' and the more common Double Royal (DR) that are 25'' x 40''. These sizes were standard as they related to printing press sizes from the early days.

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