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Ireland for Holidays - The Giants Causeway, LMS poster, 1923-1947


Ireland for Holidays - The Giants Causeway, LMS poster, 1923-1947


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Ireland for Holidays - The Giants Causeway, LMS poster, 1923-1947

Poster produced for the London, Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS), promoting travel to Northern Ireland, showing the Giants Causeway, North Antrim. The Giants Causeway is an impressive rock formation on the North Antrim coast, consisting of 40, 000 largely hexagonal basalt columns. Ancient legend has it that the mighty giant of Ulster, Finn McCool, built the step-like causeway in order to bring a female giant from the island of Staffa, to his side. Artwork by Norman Wilkinson (1878-1971)

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Ireland for Holidays - The Giants Causeway, LMS poster, 1923-1947

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Step into the enchanting world of Northern Ireland with this vintage print from the London, Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS). Promoting travel to this picturesque destination, the poster showcases one of nature's most extraordinary wonders – The Giants Causeway. Located on the North Antrim coast, The Giants Causeway is a breathtaking rock formation consisting of approximately 40, 000 hexagonal basalt columns. As you gaze at this mesmerizing artwork by Norman Wilkinson (1878-1971), you can almost feel the ancient legends come alive. According to folklore, it was here that Ulster's mighty giant Finn McCool constructed a magnificent causeway in order to unite with his love interest – a female giant from Staffa Island. These step-like cliffs stand as a testament to their mythical romance and continue to captivate visitors from around the globe. Immerse yourself in the rugged beauty of Ireland's coastline as crashing waves meet towering cliffs. Let your imagination wander amidst these geological marvels while exploring every nook and cranny of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Transport yourself back in time through this remarkable piece of art that not only promotes travel but also celebrates nature's grandeur. Discover why generations have been drawn to Ireland for its stunning landscapes and rich cultural heritage.

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