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Creator:
Fred Taylor, 1875–1963, British
Commissioned by London and North Eastern Railway, British
Printed by Dangerfield Printing Company Ltd, 1896–1940, British
Title:
The Road of the Roman - The Roman Wall
Date:
1932
Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 39 7/8 x 49 7/8 inches (101.3 x 126.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

In artist's hand, in gray, bottom right corner of image (on stone wall): "FRED | TAYLOR | - | ROMAN | WALL". In gray type, beneath image, left: "THE ROMAN WALL". In larger gray type, beneath, center: "THE ROAD OF THE ROMAN | TOUR BY ROAD OR RAIL FROM NEWCASTLE-ON-TYNE." In smaller gray type, beneath: "ILLUSTRATED GUIDE OBTAINABLE AT PRINCIPALE L·N·E·R INQUIRY OFFICES OR STATION BOOKSTALLS". In tiny black type on white border around image, left: "THE DANGERFIELD PRINTING CO. ["O" in superscript] LTD. ["LD" in superscript] LONDON"; center: "PRINTED IN ENGLAND"; right: "Published by THE LONDON & NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY".

Lettered, lower left: "THE ROMAN WALL"; lower center: "THE ROAD OF THE ROMAN | TOUR BY ROAD OR RAIL FROM NEWCASTLE-ON-TYNE | ILLUSTRATED GUIDE OBTAINABLE AT PRINCIPAL L-N-E-R INQUIRY OFFICES OR STATION BOOKSTALLS"

In gray, bottom right corner of image (on stone wall): "FRED | TAYLOR"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Henry S. Hacker, Yale BA 1965
Copyright Status:
© National Railway Museum / SSPL
Accession Number:
B2000.8.3
Classification:
Posters
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Art for All - British Posters for Transport (The Wolfsonian Museum, 2011-04-15 - 2011-08-14)

Art for All - British Posters for Transport (Musée de l'Imprimerie, 2010-10-13 - 2011-02-15)

Art for All - British Posters for Transport (Yale Center for British Art, 2010-05-27 - 2010-08-15)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:48737
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