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Poster produced for British Railways (BR), showing labourers installing wheels on a steam locomotive at the Derby Locomotive Works. 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.
'An Engine is Wheeled', BR poster, 1950s.