'Ipswich: Christchurch Mansion', LNER poster, 1923-1947.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced for London & North Eastern Railway (LNER) to promote rail travel to Ipswich, Suffolk. The poster shows a view of Christchurch Mansion, a sixteenth-century manor house set in a 100-acre park and opened in 1896 as a free museum. Artwork by Fred Taylor, 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 LNER, London Transport and several shipping companies.