'Abbotsford', LNER poster, 1930.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced for London & North Eastern Railway (LNER) to promote train services to Abbotsford, Scottish Borders. Abbotsford House was built by Sir Walter Scott, who lived an died there. Artwork by Walter E Spradbery (1889-1969), who studied privately and was a member of the Society of Industrial Artists and Designers. He also designed posters for Southern Railway (SR) and London Transport.