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'Spend your Holidays in the Lake District', LMS poster, 1923-1947.

Black, Montague Birrell

 
'Spend your Holidays in the Lake District', LMS poster, 1923-1947.
4 0 c m
 
28cm
actual image size: 20cm x 32cm

Description

Poster produced for London, Midland & Scottish Railway (LMR) to promote rail travel to the Lake District, Cumbria. The poster shows a striking landscape view of a very tall rock formation, with two people at the summit surveying the breathtaking landscape dropping off on all sides beneath a red-orange sunset. Artwork by Montague Birrell Black, who concentrated mostly on military and naval artwork. He designed posters for LMS, London & North Eastern Railway (LNER) and Southern Railway (SR).

Image Details

Image Ref.
 
10173301

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