England's Greatest Poet

maker:
Great Central Railway

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Poster, Great Central Railway, England's Greatest Poet, about 1912. Coloured lithograph depicting a map of some of the major rail routes in England, with a coloured illustration of Shakespeare's birthplace, and to the right a portrait of Shakespeare, based on a statue in London's Leicester Square. Additional text reads "Shortest and Quickest Route to Stratford on Avon" and at bottom right "Sam Fay, General Manager". Format double royal.

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Category:
Railway Posters, Notices & Handbills
Object Number:
1986-9111
type:
poster
taxonomy:
  • commercial records and equipment
credit:
Onslow's Auctioneers
status:
Permanent collection

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