Vintage British travel posters celebrating the golden age of the seaside

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A British Railways poster promoting Cornwall<br />
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 A wonderful collection of vintage British travel posters celebrating the golden age of the seaside getaway have emerged for sale for £15,000.<br />
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The posters were produced by Great Western Railway and British Railways between the 1930s to the 1960s to encourage Brits to holiday on the Cornish coast.<br />
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One striking Art Deco poster issued by Great Western Railway shows a lady in an orange swimsuit at Newquay with surfers in the background. <br />
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It describes the popular holiday destination as 'Cornwall's first Atlantic resort'.<br />
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The collection of about 30 posters has been put together by a private collector over the past two decades who is now selling them with auction house David Lay FRICS, of Penzance, Cornwall.