'Stratford-upon-Avon', LMS poster, c 1923.
3 4 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 26cm

'Stratford-upon-Avon', LMS poster, c 1923.

Goble, Warwick

© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library

Description

Poster produced for the London, Midland & Scottish Railway (LMS) to promote rail travel to Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, and the LMS Welcombe Hotel, described as 'England's newest country house hotel'. As the birthplace of the playwright William Shakespeare (1564-1616), Stratford-upon-Avon was promoted extensively to the American market. Artwork by Warwick Goble, who studied at Westminster School of Art and started out as a lithographer. He exhibited at the Royal Academy and other leading galleries. He illustrated many books and designed posters for the LMS and Great Western Railway (GWR).
 

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