Eclipse of the Sun', LNER poster, 1927.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 20cm x 32cm

Eclipse of the Sun', LNER poster, 1927.

© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library


Poster produced for the London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) to promote rail travel to areas of north-eastern England offering the best views of the solar eclipse of 29 June 1927 at the moment of totality. 'Totality' is the moment or duration of total obscuration of the sun or moon during an eclipse. This poster points out that such an eclipse of the sun was not due to occur again until 1999. Artwork by an unknown artist.

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