Poster, London, Midland & Scottish Railway, The Night Mail, The Enginemen', by Sir William Orpen R.A., 1924. Coloured lithograph depicting the fireman and driver on the footplate of a steam locomotive. The fireman shovels coal, lit by the glow from the firebox. Caption beneath, with the letters "LMS" and the company crest on either side. Text in margin reads "LMS R.A. series No 14, Printed by Bemrose & Sons Ltd." One of a series of sixteen posters by members of the Royal Academy commissioned by the London, Midland & Scottish Railway in 1924. Format: quad royal. Dimensions: 40 x 50 inches, 1016 x 1270 mm.

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Category:
Railway Posters, Notices & Handbills
Object Number:
1978-8844
type:
poster
taxonomy:
  • commercial records and equipment
status:
Permanent collection

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