Spend Your Holidays in the Lake District

Made:
about 1927
maker:
McCorquodale and Company Limited
publisher:
London Midland & Scottish Railway Company
artist:
Montague Birrell Black
LMS Railways poster, "Spend Your Holidays in the Lake District" by Montague B Black

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LMS Railways poster, "Spend Your Holidays in the Lake District" by Montague B Black
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Poster, London Midland & Scottish Railway, Spend Your Holidays in the Lake District by Montague Birrell Black, about 1927. Coloured lithograph depicting a view of Napes Needle, a pinnacle of rock on the mountain of Great Gable in the Lake District. The figures of two climbers are visible at the top of the pinnacle , and below are lakes and mountains. Text at bottom right, with the letters "LMS" at top right. Text in bottom margin reads "LMS "The Best Way" series No.25. McCorquodale & Co. Limited". Signed by the artist at bottom right. Format double royal.

Details

Category:
Railway Posters, Notices & Handbills
Object Number:
1986-9131
type:
poster
taxonomy:
  • commercial records and equipment
credit:
Onslow's Auctioneers