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'Pasengers of the Past - the Pilgrim Fathers', LNER poster, 1929.

Cooper, Austin

'Pasengers of the Past - the Pilgrim Fathers', LNER poster, 1929.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 20cm x 32cm


Poster produced for the London & North Eastern Railway (LNER), showing two men in 17th century costume, pointing to a pullman carriage bearing the name 'The Hook of Holland', to the suprise and amusement of modern-day pasengers inside. Beneath the image, a rhyme describes how the pilgrim fathers are deciding to take the Harwich boat-train to Holland, before proceeding to America. Artwork by Austin Cooper (1890-1964). Printed by the Dangerfield Printing Company Ltd, London.

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