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Peterborough - Taylor

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Peterborough - Taylor Summary

Title - Peterborough - Cardinal Wolsey's Easter Visit 1530.
Location
- Peterborough, Northamptonshire / Cambridgeshire, England.
Artist
- Fred Taylor RI (1875-1963).

Description
- Very vibrant colours are used in this historic view of the inside of Peterborough Cathedral (the Church of St Peter, St Paul and St Andrew), depicting a visit made by Cardinal Wolsey 400 hundred years earlier. Taylor was well known for his poster work showing the architecture of many ancient buildings, and this is still evident behind the procession of colour.

Year Published - 1930
Size - Quad Royal  (approx 50 x 40in or 127 x 101.5cm)

Other Details:
Original Vintage LNER British Railway Travel Poster.
Published by the London & North Eastern Railway
Printed in England by The Dangerfield Printing Co Ltd London

Condition Grade and Condition Report:
Grade: B+, un-conserved.
Minor wear-through on fold intersections, minor edge wear and tears and a little creased in the middle. More detailed photos are available on request if required.

More About The Artist:
Fred Taylor was born in London, studied art in Paris, London and Italy, and worked at the Waring and Gillow studio. He designed posters from 1908 until the 1940s, and worked with the navy on camouflage during WWII. His work is in several public collections. He produced posters for a series of railways companies, London Transport, the Empire Marketing Board and shipping companies.

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