'Bayreuth, the Home of Wagner', LNER poster, 1931.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
A Music-Lover's Pilgrimage - No 3. Poster produced for the London & North Eastern Railway (LNER), showing a portrait of the clasical composer, Richard Wagner (1813-1883), and a view of Bayreuth, Germany, in which he was born. This poster was produced as one of a series promoting rail travel to the homes and birthplaces of famous composers. Artwork by Austin Cooper (1890-1964). Printed by Ben Johnson & Co Ltd, York. Dimensions: 1016mm x 635mm.