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Poster produced for the London Midland & Scottish Railway (LMS) showing the locomotive 'City of Hereford' undergoing early morning maintenance on a turntable surrounded by various LMS engines in the Willesden depot, London. Artwork by Terence Cuneo, son of the artists Cyrus and Nell Cuneo. He studied at the Chelsea and Slade Art Schools and in addition to a long career designing railway posters, he also painted portraits (including royal portraits) and ceremonial and military subjects.
'The Day Begins', LMS poster, 1946.