'Fife and Forfar', LNER poster, c 1930s.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced for London & North Eastern Railway (LNER) to promote rail travel to Fife and Forfar in Scotland. The poster shows an illustration of three witches bending over a cauldron, an allusion to Shakespeare's play 'Macbeth', many events of which took place near Fife and Forfar. Artwork by Frieda Lingstrom, who studied at the Central School of Arts and Crafts and Heatherleys and was commisioned by the Norwegian and Swedish governments to do Scandinavian drawings for English travel propaganda. She designed posters and booklet covers for LNER and was known for her landscape paintings. Dimensions: 1010 mm x 640 mm.