The Queen of Scots Pullman

Made:
about 1926
maker:
David Allen and Sons Limited
publisher:
Pullman Car Company
artist:
Septimus Edwin Scott
Poster, Pullman Company, The Queen of Scots Pullman by Septimus E Scott

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Poster, Pullman Company, The Queen of Scots Pullman by Septimus E Scott
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Poster, Pullman Car Company, The Queen of Scots Pullman, by Septimus E Scott, about 1926. Coloured lithograph depicting a woman in a tartan dress, beige overcoat and cloche hat standing in front of a Pullman car at a railway station. The carriage carries a destination board listing stops at Leeds, Harrogate, Darlington and Newcastle. The text below gives details of train times from Glasgow and Edinburgh and connections to boat trains from London Victoria station. Format double royal, 1270 x 1016mm.

A poster by Septimus E Scott advertising the Queen of Scots Pullman train service, published by the Pullman Car Company in about 1926. The poster depicts a fashionably dressed woman waiting to board her train as railway staff prepare for the journey. The text below gives details of services between London King’s Cross station, Edinburgh and Glasgow with details of stops along the way. The Pullman company provided luxury carriages to railway companies, in this case the London & North Eastern Railway, for special services. Passengers paid a supplementary fare to travel on these trains.

Details

Category:
Railway Posters, Notices & Handbills
Object Number:
1983-8439
type:
poster
taxonomy:
  • commercial records and equipment
credit:
Hey, M.