'Jervaulx Abbey', LNER poster, 1933.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced by London & North Eastern Railway (LNER) to promote rail services to Yorkshire. The poster shows a view of Jervaulx Abbey, the remains of a 12th century Cisterian monastic house above the River Ure. 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 LNER, London Transport and several shipping companies.