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Ripon - Buckle

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Ripon - Buckle Summary

Title - Ripon - For The Yorkshire Dales.
- Ripon, Yorkshire, England.
- Claude Henry Buckle RI., RSMA. (1905–1973).

- This is the Wakeman of Ripon. It is a tradition begun by Alfred the Great more than 1100 years ago, where the horn is used daily at 9pm in the Market Square, with its fine old buildings,  to advise that the Wakeman is on duty and watching for Vikings. The wording at the bottom also advised travellers of Ripon's proximity to the Yorkshire Dales for scenic countryside trips.

Year Published - 1960
Size - Double Royal  (approx 40 x 25in or 101.5 x 63.5cm)

Other Details:
Original Vintage British Railway Travel Poster.
Published by British Railways (North Eastern Region)  1960-61
Printed in Great Britain by Chorley & Pickersgill Ltd Leeds

Condition Grade and Condition Report:
Grade: B+, un-conserved.
Folds, minor staining around edges and on fold to the right of the hat. More detailed photos are available on request if required.

More About The Artist:
Claude Henry Buckle was born in London in 1905. He trained as an architect, but turned to art in 1928. He produced commissioned artwork for the new nuclear power stations around the country in the 1950s, and was a close friend of Terence Cuneo. He was a painter in oils and watercolour, particularly of marine subjects, and was prolific in his production of artwork for railway posters. He produced posters for GWR, LMS, SR & BR.

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