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Creator:
unknown artist
Commissioned by London, Midland and Scottish Railway, British
Printed by McCorquodale & Company Ltd, British
Title:
Over the Border
Date:
1931
Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 39 1/2 x 49 9/16 inches (100.3 x 125.9 cm) and Mount: 42 1/8 x 51 7/8 inches (107 x 131.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

In large black type, across top of poster: "LONDON MIDLAND AND SCOTTISH RAILWAY". In large red type, approximately 1/3 of the way down the poster, right: "OVER THE BORDER". In black type inside the timetable on the right, top: "SEPTEMBER 14TH, 1931, until further notice;" in larger black type beneath: "By WEST COAST ROUTE - from EUSTON"; above the second half of the timetable: "By MIDLAND ROUTE - from - ST. PANCRAS". In small black type, lower left corner of poster: "EUSTON STATION | LONDON. | P.L.4." In small black type, in tan border around bottom of image, left: "Mc ["c" in superscript] CORQUODALE | GLASGOW LONDON"; RIGHT: "J.H. FOLLOWS, Vice President". In graphite, on canvas backing, bottom right corner of image: "1200".

Lettered, upper center: "LONDON MIDLAND AND SCOTTISH RAILWAY"; upper right: "OVER THE BORDER"; center right: "SEPTEMBER 14th, 1931, until further notice | By WEST COAST ROUTE-from EUSTON | WEEK-DAYS SUNDAY AND MONDAY MORNINGS | LONDON | EDINBURGH | GLASGOW | R-RESTAURANT CARS ON SOME PART OF THE JOURNEY. SC-FIRST CLASS SLEEPING CARS. | SA-FIRST AND THURD CLASS SLEEPING ACCOMMODATION LONDON TO EDINBURGH AND DUNDEE. ALSO FIRST CLASS SLEEPING ACCOMMODATION LONDON TO OBAN. FRIDAY NIGHTS ONLY, COMMENCING OCTOBER 2nd, 1931. | TC-FIRST AND THIRD CLASS SLEEPING ACCOMMODATION. SB-THIRD CLASS SLEEPING CARS."; lower right: "by MIDLAND ROUTE-from ST. PANCRAS | WEEK-DAYS SUNDAY AND MONDAY MORNINGS | LONDON (St. Pancras) | GLASGOW (St. Enoch) | EDINBURGH (Waverley) | R-RESTAURANT CARS ON SOME PART OF THE JOURNEY. SA-FIRST AND THIRD CLASS SLEEPING ACCOMMODATION. | No Supplementary Charge for Seats in the Restaurant Cars. | J. H. FOLLOWS, Vice-President."; lower left: "EUSTON STATION, | LONDON."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Henry S. Hacker, Yale BA 1965
Copyright Status:
© National Railway Museum / SSPL
Accession Number:
B2002.22.13
Classification:
Posters
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:52270
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