'The Coronation Scot', 1937.

Wilkinson, Norman

'The Coronation Scot', 1937.
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 22cm

Description

Oil painting by Norman Wilkinson (1878-1971), produced as artwork for a London Midland & Scottish Railway (LMS) poster, showing the LMS 'The Coronation Scot' streamlined steam locomotive and train ascending Shap Fell in Cumbria. The Coronation Scot travelled between London's Euston Station and Glasgow Central Station in Scotland, with a journey time of 6 1/2 hours, and in 1937 during test runs, broke a British railway record achieving a maximum speed of 114 mph. Dimensions: 1150mm x 785mm.

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© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library

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