'York - Local Government Centenary', LNER poster, 1935.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced for London & North Eastern Railway (LNER) to promote rail travel to York, Yorkshire. The poster shows a procesion of the city's aldermen and other officials outside of the York Minster to commemorate the centenary of the city's local government in 1935. 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.