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Choose from 36 pictures in our Cumbria collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. All professionally made for Quick Shipping. We are proud to offer this selection in partnership with National Railway Museum.


The Coronation Scot Ascending Shap Fell, LMS poster, 1937 Featured Cumbria Image

The Coronation Scot Ascending Shap Fell, LMS poster, 1937

Poster produced for the London, Midland & Scottish Railway (LMS) to promote rail travel between London and Glasgow. The poster shows the Coronation Scot steam locomotive travelling through the Cumbria countryside, with mountains in the background. The Coronation Scot travelled between London's Euston Station and Glasgow Central Station, with a journey time of six and a half hours, and in 1937 during test runs, broke a British railway record achieving a maximum speed of 114 miles per hour. Artwork by Norman Wilkinson (1878-1971), who studied art at Portsmouth and Southsea Schools of Art. A famous marine painter, he designed posters for several different rail companies. Dimensions: 1016mm x 635mm

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Shap Fell - The Route of the Royal Scot, LMS poster, 1925 Featured Cumbria Image

Shap Fell - The Route of the Royal Scot, LMS poster, 1925

Poster produced for the London, Midland & Scottish Railway (LMS), showing a view of the hills of Shap Fell in Cumbria, on the LMS main line to and from Scotland, with text beneath the image outlining the history of the area. Artwork by Donald Maxwell (1877-1936), who studied at the Slade and was an official artist to the Admiralty during World War I. He accompanied the Prince of Wales on his tour of India and illustrated The Prince of Wales's Eastern Book'. He illustrated many travel guides and books by Kipling, Hardy and Belloc, and designed posters and carriage prints for SR. Printed by Cs Allen & Co Ltd, 4 Lisle Street, London

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Carlisle: The Gateway to Scotland, LMS poster, 1924 Featured Cumbria Image

Carlisle: The Gateway to Scotland, LMS poster, 1924

Poster produced for the London, Midland & Scottish Railway (LMS) as part of a series of posters commissioned from members of the Royal Academy. The series was the idea of the poster artist Norman Wilkinson, who sought to raise the status of the poster by combining commercial art with high art. This poster was the most popular one of the series. Artwork by Maurice Greiffenhagen, who was Danish by descent and studied at University College School and the Royal Academy Schools. He worked for the Ladies Pictorial and the Daily Chronicle and taught at the Glasgow School of Art. He exhibited in Munich, Dresden and Ghent. Dimensions: 1016 mm x 1270 mm

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