'Cambridge: King's College Chapel', LNER poster, 1954.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced by London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) to promote rail services to Cambridge. The poster is illustrated with a scene of Queen Elizabeth's visit to King's College chapel in 1564. The Queen is visible beneath a large canopy at the centre of the picture. Artwork by Fred Taylor (1875-1963), who was commissioned 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.