Norman Parkinson Archive

The Iron Road

United Kingdom, 1947

The Iron Road, United Kingdom, 1947

'Loose sports coat for travel warmth and comfort. In wine coloured wool, with raglan shoulders, wide turn-back cuffs, held at the high collar with a single large button. Aquascutum model. The snug bonnet hat...by Vernier.' British Vogue, November 1947, page 55.

The location of this photograph is Pontrilas station between Abergavenny and Hereford on the Welsh Marches line. Norman Parkinson took this shot looking south. The station closed in 1958.

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Silver gelatin print
Size: 36 × 42 cm | 14.2 × 16.5 in


United Kingdom, 1947

Publication

British Vogue

Decade

1940s

Category

Fashion

Model

Wenda Parkinson

Designer

Aquascutum