Restaurant Car

Made:
about 1935 in United Kingdom
commissioner:
London Midland & Scottish Railway Company
artist:
Leonard Campbell Taylor

Painting, oil on canvas, Restaurant Car, by Leonard Campbell Taylor (1874 - 1969), about 1935. Depicts the interior of a restaurant car. A well dressed young couple are seated opposite each other, next to a window, with a view of red-tiled houses, the coast and sea beyond. The woman is smoking a cigarette. Behind them is a waiter carrying a tray of coffee cups, while a middle-aged man at a table on the other side of the aisle reads an illustrated magazine. Signed by the artist at bottom left. Original artwork for a London, Midland and Scottish Railway poster. Framed and glazed.

Details

Category:
Pictorial Collection (Railway)
Object Number:
1976-9309
Materials:
canvas and oil paint
Measurements:
overall; frame: 907 mm x 1305 mm x 27 mm,
type:
poster artwork