'Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh', LNER poster, 1930.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced for the London & North Eastern Railway (LNER) to promote rail travel to Edinburgh, Scotland. The poster shows a view of the palace of Holyroodhouse, the official Scottish residence of the Queen. A carriage is shown entering the palace, surrounded by soldiers and a military band. Artwork by Fred Taylor, who was commisioned in 1930 to design four ceiling paintings for the Underwriting Room at Lloyd's and murals for Reed's Lacquer Room. He exhibited at the Royal Academy and other London galleries and worked for the Empire Marketing Board, LNER, London Transport and several shipping companies. Dimensions: 1016 mm x 1270 mm.