'Edinburgh: The Scott Monument', BR poster, c 1950s.
4 0 c m
 
28cm
actual image size: 20cm x 32cm

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

Buckle, Claude

© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library

Description

Poster produced for British Railways (BR) to promote rail travel to Edinburgh. The poster shows a view of the Scott Monument in Prince's 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.
 

Artist

 

Image Ref.

10172224
 

buy a print

Select size
 
Select finish
 
How many prints?
 
£20.00
 

buy a framed print

buy a canvas

buy a framed canvas