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Quick Lunch and Snack Bar at Paddington Station, 1936




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Quick Lunch and Snack Bar at Paddington Station, 1936

An interior view of Paddington station showing a busy snack bar, which probably opened soon after the modernisation of the station in the 1930s. The GWR roundel logo adorns the top of the doorway while a number of stylishly dressed passengers are sitting around the bar on stools enjoying a range of food and drink

STEAM - Museum of the Great Western Railway

Media ID 413754

© STEAM Museum of the GWR

1930s 1936 Art Deco Buffet London Paddington Paddington Station Refreshment Refreshments Station Bar Stool Chef Lunch Snack Bar Stool


18x24 inch Poster Print

Introducing the Media Storehouse range of vintage poster prints, transporting you back in time with this captivating image of "Quick Lunch and Snack Bar at Paddington Station, 1936." This intriguing snapshot from the STEAM Museum of the GWR offers a glimpse into the past, showcasing the bustling interior of a snack bar at Paddington Station, likely opened after its modernisation in the 1930s. Bring the rich history of the railway era into your home or office with this exquisite, authentically reproduced poster print. Perfect for railway enthusiasts, history buffs, or anyone who appreciates the charm of yesteryear.

Poster prints are budget friendly enlarged prints in standard poster paper sizes. Printed on 150 gsm Matte Paper for a natural feel and supplied rolled in a tube. Great for framing and should last many years. To clean wipe with a microfiber, non-abrasive cloth or napkin. Our Archival Quality Photo Prints and Fine Art Paper Prints are printed on higher quality paper and the choice of which largely depends on your budget.

Poster prints are budget friendly enlarged prints in standard poster paper sizes (A0, A1, A2, A3 etc). Whilst poster paper is sometimes thinner and less durable than our other paper types, they are still ok for framing and should last many years. Our Archival Quality Photo Prints and Fine Art Paper Prints are printed on higher quality paper and the choice of which largely depends on your budget.

Estimated Product Size is 61.6cm x 46.3cm (24.3" x 18.2")

These are individually made so all sizes are approximate

Artwork printed orientated as per the preview above, with landscape (horizontal) orientation to match the source image.


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EDITORS COMMENTS
Step into the past with this photograph of the Quick Lunch and Snack Bar at Paddington Station, as it looked in 1936. The image transports us back in time, offering a glimpse into the bustling atmosphere of this iconic London transport hub during the 1930s. The modernisation of Paddington Station in the 1930s brought about the opening of many new amenities, including this stylish and contemporary snack bar. The interior is adorned with Art Deco design elements, reflecting the fashionable and sophisticated era. The doorway of the snack bar proudly displays the GWR roundel logo, a symbol of the Great Western Railway's commitment to providing excellent service and facilities for its passengers. The bar itself is filled with a lively scene, as a number of stylishly dressed passengers take a break from their travels to enjoy a quick lunch or refreshing snack. Seated at the bar on stools, they engage in animated conversation while they savor their food and drink. The bar's chef, dressed in a crisp white apron, expertly prepares meals behind the counter, ensuring that each customer is satisfied with their order. The Quick Lunch and Snack Bar at Paddington Station was a testament to the forward-thinking approach of the GWR, providing passengers with a convenient and enjoyable dining experience amidst the hustle and bustle of the station. This photograph offers a fascinating glimpse into the past, transporting us back to a time when travel was an adventure and the simple pleasure of a quick bite to eat was an essential part of the journey.

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