'Norwich', LNER poster, 1932.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced for the London & North Eastern Railway (LNER) to promote rail travel to Norwich, Norfolk. The poster shows a view of the cathedral city, with a river and boats in the foreground. Norwich Cathedral, which has the second highest spire in Britain, is seen in the background. Artwork by Fred Taylor (1875-1963), 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. Dimensions: 1016mm x 635mm.