Night Express

New Zealand Railways. Publicity and Advertising Branch, Maker;  The Christchurch Press Company Limited, Printer; 

1928-1970
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Maker and Role
New Zealand Railways. Publicity and Advertising Branch, Maker
The Christchurch Press Company Limited, Printer
Production Date
1928-1970
Description
Colour poster issued by the Railway Studios, printed by Christchurch Press Company. Poster advertising the Christchurch - Invercargill Night Express down the South Island Main Trunk line.

Poster has boarder with title text and left corner recto is sub title: 'Southbound' with adhered sheet with timetable of Southbound trains from Christchurch - Invercargill. Sheet covers timetable information printed direct onto poster. Original timetable partially visible.

On right corner recto is adhered sheet with timetable of Northbound trains from Invercargill - Christchurch. Sheet covers timetable information printed direct onto poster.

Center of poster is colour lithograph image of a landscape with rail tracks and three sheep in the foreground. There is a light on the rail and sheep which suggests and oncoming train not visible within the image.
Physical Description
1 poster : colour illustration ; 58 x 91 cm
Media/Materials
Current Rights
No known copyright restrictions
Accession No
ART-2019-20.19
Credit Line
New Zealand Railways. Publicity and Advertising Branch et al. 1928-1970. Night Express, ART-2019-20.19. Walsh Memorial Library, The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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