Sir Francis Drake's Golden Hind by Claude Buckle

Drake goes west

400 piece wooden jigsaw from this painting by , Claude Buckle. Published by the GWR (great western railway) and manufactored by Chad Valley Co Ltd. issued 1934 withdrawn 1939. Sir Francis Drake, Vice Admiral (1540 – 27 January 1596) was an English sea captain, privateer, navigator, slaver, a renowned pirate is shown with his beloved ship the Golden Hind. This railway poster promotional artwork was sold as a jigsaw. However, no surviving poster image has been found.    Date of issue 1934 Chad valley co ltd GWR       BACK