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Shopping - Merriott

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Title - Market day - For your Shopping there are Cheap Day Tickets From This Station.
- Jack Merriott (1901-1968).

- A wonderfully colourful view of a busy market in an un-named town, overlooked by a ruined castle. This poster would have been used at smaller stations to encourage people to travel to their local market town by train to do their shopping. A lthough the image is actually based on Richmond, North Yorkshire, the poster was produced as a "Stock" poster and used in various ways, including advertising other named towns!

Year Published - 1950s
Size - Double Royal  (approx 40 x 25in or 101.5 x 63.5cm)

Other Details:
Original Vintage British Railways Travel Poster.
Published by The Railway Executive (North Eastern Region)
Printed in Great Britain by Waterlow & Sons Ltd London & Dunstable

Condition Grade and Condition Report:
Grade: B+, un-conserved.
Folds, small fold hole above Shopping, small tear top centre taped on rear. More detailed photos are available on request if required.

More About The Artist:
Jack Merriott was a landscape and portrait painter, who used both oil and watercolour media. He lectured widely, wrote and illustrated related books, and was vice president of the RI. He produced artwork for quite a number of railway posters.

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