It's Quicker by Rail - Fountains Abbey - Then/Now

about 1935
London & North Eastern Railway
Andrew Johnson

Poster, London & North Eastern Railway, Fountains Abbey, Then, Now, by Andrew Johnson, about 1935. Coloured lithograph depicting two views of the nave at Fountains Abbey. At the top is a scene showing a group of Cistercian monks, with the dates 1135 and 1235 at bottom left, and the word "Then" at top left in Gothic script. This illustration is divided diagonally from a view of the same location, showing a well dressed man and woman at the same point in the ruined abbey. At bottom right is the word "Now" in Gill Sans font. Text below reads "Fountains Abbey, Ripon Station, Yorkshire, It's quicker by rail, Full information from any L.N.E.R. office or agency". Format double royal.


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