Poster, London Midland & Scottish Railway, "Isle of Man, The Landing of King Orry" by Reginald Higgins, about 1929. Depicts King Orry and a party of Vikings landing from three longships, one of which has a blue swastika on a red sail, very similar to the symbol adopted by the German National Socialist (Nazi) party in 1920. Text reads "The Landing of King Orry. Travel LMS the quickest and most direct route to the Isle of Man. For information regarding holidays apply for illustrated book to the Secretary, Publicity Board, Isle of Man." Format: quad royal. Dimensions: 40 x 50 inches, 1016 x 1270mm.

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Category:
Railway Posters, Notices & Handbills
Object Number:
1989-7116
type:
poster
taxonomy:
  • commercial records and equipment
credit:
Christie's South Kensington Limited
status:
Permanent collection

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