Title - Huntingdon - Oliver Cromwell (1599-1658) - See Britain by Train.
Location - Huntingdon, Huntingdonshire, England.
Artist - Lance Harry Mosse Cattermole (1898-1992).
Description - History was a major part of the early British Railways marketing campaigns, and here we have Oliver Cromwell in his birthplace of Huntingdon. Cattermole produced a series of posters showing historic figures around this time.
Year Published - 1950
Size - Double Royal (approx 40 x 25in or 101.5 x 63.5cm)
Original Vintage British Railways Travel Poster.
Published by British Railways (Eastern Region) (P.P. 1162)
Printed in Great Britain by Waterlow and Sons Limited, London and Dunstable
Condition Grade and Condition Report:
Grade: A/A-, un-conserved.
Folds only. More detailed photos are available on request if required.
More About The Artist:
Lance Harry Mosse Cattermole was born in Ireland in1898, the son of an artist, and grandson of George Cattermole (1800-68) – illustrator of ‘The Old Curiosity Shop’ and other Charles Dickens works. He studied at the Central School of Arts & Crafts 1922-23 and at the Slade School 1923-26 and became a member of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters (R.O.I). His work is represented in many museums and collections. He produced many posters for British Railways.
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