Nostalgic travel posters from the 1920s inspire new art trail
A NOSTALGIC exhibition is launching an artwork trail through Handforth village.
Pictures by community artist Eamonn Murphy mirror the design of traditional vacation posters from the 1920s and 1930s.
The illustrations or photos celebrate spots of curiosity obtainable from railway stations throughout Cheshire, which include quite a few in the Wilmslow and Handforth area.
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The photographs from the Stations Connections artwork are on display in Handforth till September 11.
The photos ended up commissioned by the Crewe to Manchester Community Rail Partnership, to which The Close friends of Handforth Station (FoHS) belong.
Ian Ball, FoHS treasurer, who helped organise the screen, claimed “The exhibition can take the variety of a trail linking additional than 25 display screen web sites in just our village.
“Leaflets illustrating the path are offered from a number of of our public buildings.”
Mark Barker, chairman of the Crewe to Manchester CRP stated “Eamonn Murphy has developed some certainly iconic illustrations or photos of the communities on the Crewe to Manchester line.
“It is wonderful to see these pictures on exhibit at so many businesses and general public structures in Handforth.
“It will be a pleasure touring round them to appreciate the artwork.”
A competitiveness is remaining held with a number of prizes up for grabs.
For aspects, select up a leaflet and entry type from Handforth Station or stop by Handforth Village Artwork Path at handforthstation.org.british isles/