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Edinburgh: The Scott Monument, BR poster, c 1950s

Edinburgh: The Scott Monument, BR poster, c 1950s



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Edinburgh: The Scott Monument, BR poster, c 1950s

Poster produced for British Railways (BR) to promote rail travel to Edinburgh. The poster shows a view of the Scott Monument in Princes Street Gardens. The monument is dedicated to Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832) and was officially inaugurated in August 1846. It is over 200 feet high and was designed and built by George Miekle Kemp. Artwork by Claude Buckle, who originally trained as an architect but turned to fine art in 1928. He painted in both oil and watercolour and was a prolific poster artis for the Great Western Railway (GWR) as well as BR. Much of his original poster artwork is held at the National Railway Museum. Dimensions: 1016 mm x 635 mm

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This vintage print takes us back to the 1950s, when British Railways (BR) aimed to promote rail travel to the enchanting city of Edinburgh. The poster showcases a stunning view of the Scott Monument nestled in Princes Street Gardens. Standing tall at over 200 feet, this magnificent structure is dedicated to Sir Walter Scott, a renowned Scottish writer and poet who left an indelible mark on literature. Designed and built by George Miekle Kemp, the monument was officially inaugurated in August 1846 and continues to be an iconic landmark today. Its grandeur is beautifully captured in this artwork by Claude Buckle, a talented artist known for his architectural background and later transition into fine art. Buckle's brushstrokes bring life to both oil and watercolor mediums, making him a prolific poster artist for not only BR but also the Great Western Railway (GWR). His exceptional talent shines through as he masterfully portrays the allure of Edinburgh through this picturesque scene. Preserved within the National Railway Museum's collection, this print measures 1016 mm x 635 mm—perfectly showcasing every intricate detail that transports viewers back in time. Immerse yourself in nostalgia as you admire this timeless piece that encapsulates both artistic brilliance and railway heritage.

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