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Images Dated 8th May 2003

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Caernarvon Castle, LMS poster, 1929 Featured 8 May 2003 Print

Caernarvon Castle, LMS poster, 1929

Poster produced by London, Midland & Scottish Railway (LMS) to promote rail services to Caernarvon Castle in Wales. The poster shows a view of the castle, which was built by Edward I (1239-1307), from across the Menai Straits. The castle was intended as a seat of power, a symbol of English dominance over the subdued Welsh. Artwork by Norman Wilkinson (1878-1971), who studied art at Portsmouth and Southsea Schools of Art. A famous marine painter, he designed posters for several railway companies and organised the Royal Academy series of posters for the London & Midlands Railway (LMR) in 1924

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Lincoln: Angel Choir, LNER poster, 1923-1947 Featured 8 May 2003 Print

Lincoln: Angel Choir, LNER poster, 1923-1947

Poster produced for the London & North Eastern Railway (LNER) to promote rail services to Lincoln, showing an interior view of Lincoln Cathedral's Angel Choir. Built in 1256-80 and named Angel Choir after the 28 angels carved on the walls, the choir includes traceried windows in the Decorated style and the famous Lincoln Imp - a carving which is now the city's emblem. This poster shows the choir partially covered with scaffolding during restoration. Artwork by Fred Taylor (1875-1963), who designed ceiling paintings for the Underwriting Room at Lloyd's and murals for Reed's Lacquer Room. He exhibited at the Royal Academy and other London galleries and worked for the Empire Marketing Board and London Transport

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Harwich for the Continent , LNER poster, 1934 Featured 8 May 2003 Print

Harwich for the Continent , LNER poster, 1934

Poster produced for London & North Eastern Railway (LNER) to promote sea services from Harwich to the Continent. The services operated both day and night, with destinations including the Hook of Holland, Antwerp, Zeebrugge and Esbjerg. The poster shows a row of steamships, seen from below to exaggerate their size, illuminated against the dark night. Artwork by Frank Mason (1876-1965), who was educated at HMS Conway and spent time at sea. He painted marine and coastal subjects. In addition to designing railway posters, he was also involved in engineering and shipbuilding in Leeds and Hartlepool

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