‘Daddy Longlegs’ poster, 1890s

This poster advertises the Brighton and Rottingdean Seashore Electric Railway. Commonly known as the ‘Daddy Longlegs’ this elevated train ran along Brighton seafront between 1896 and 1901. High times at low tide Built by Brighton inventor Magnus Volk, the Daddy Longlegs was an attraction that no other seaside resort could compete with. It was also… Continue reading ‘Daddy Longlegs’ poster, 1890s