Poster produced for the London & North Eastern Railway (LNER) to promote rail travel to Edinburgh. The poster shows a scene of visitors viewing the Scottish National War Memorial, in Edinburgh Castle. The Memorial was established in the wake of the First World War. 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.
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